Grevillea robusta

silk oak, silver oak, oka kilika, haiku keokeo

  • Family Proteaceae.
  • Native to Australia.
  • The wood, called "lacewood", was widely used for cabintery but the sawdust is allergenic. The tree is used for shade and as a honey plant. The second most widely planted reforestation species in Hawaii.
  • Weed Risk Assessment Score: 8 (HIGH RISK) NOT RECOMMENDED for introduction to new areas in Hawaii or the Pacific. Chemical control methods available from Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas.

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