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broad-leaved beefwood, Grevillea striata

alonhdh (uk -/ug -) in Uw Oykangand and Uw Olkola


Broad-leaved beefwood, Grevillea striata


Broad-leaved beefwood, Grevillea striata, detail of leaves and flower

The broad-leaved beefwood, Grevillea striata (family Proteaceae), is a medium-sized tree of open woodland and grassland. It has dark furrowed bark, leathery strap-shaped leaves and cream-coloured flowers.

The wood of this tree is hard and durable, often used for boomerangs. Boomerangs made from this wood are called egngal alonhdh.

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