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The White Spider Flower (Grevillea albiflora) grows into a tall narrow tree up to 8 metres. The tree is found in the Northern Territory, usually on deep red sand plains, sand dunes and sand ridges. Seen around Mount Ebenezer, Rainbow Valley, Curtin Springs, Angus Downs and Uluru. Also found in New South Wales and Queensland.

The name albiflora means white flowers. The flowers are cylindrical spikes, longer and broader than those of the Rattlepod Grevillea. They flower between November to January. The flowers are popular with insects and birds.

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Clade: Tracheophytes
  • Clade: Angiosperms
  • Clade: Eudicots
  • Order: Proteales
  • Family: Proteaceae
  • Genus: Grevillea
  • Species: G. albiflora
  • Binomial name: Grevillea albiflora