Named after John Wickham who
was the commander of the Beagle, the Grevillea wickhamii, more commonly known as
Holly Grevillea, was collected during surveys of the
north-west coast (1837-38), Australia with Charles Darwin.
Grevillea can be found growing on sand plains in Central Australia, especially near
and on rocky outcrops and
gorges. The leaves are pale green with sharp spiked lobes (similar to the