Book of Mediterranean Trees, Shrubs and Climbers
Grevillea robusta Silky Oak
Grevillea robusta, commonly known as the southern silky oak, silk oak or silky
oak, silver oak or Australian silver oak, is a flowering plant in the family
Proteaceae. It is a tree, the largest species in its genus but is not closely related to
the true oaks, Quercus. It is a native of eastern coastal Australia, growing in
riverine, subtropical and dry rainforest environments.