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.