Grevillea pimeleoides W.Fitzg.
J.Proc.Mueller Bot.Soc.Western Australia 1(10) (1902)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current
Monday 14 August 1995
Non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-2.4 m high. Fl. yellow-orange, May to Nov. Gravelly soils over granite. Rocky hillsides.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Beverley, Kalamunda, Mundaring, Northam, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Wandering.
Chris Hollister and Nicholas S. Lander,
Tuesday 8 April 2008
Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, 0.5–2.5 m high. Branchlets not glaucous. Leaves simple, 25–60 mm long overall. Leaf blade 5–15 mm wide, undissected, flat, elliptic or obovate. Margins entire, flat. Hairs straight.
Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence terminal; a raceme. Flowers yellow or orange, very irregular. Pedicel 2–4 mm long. Perianth 6–8 mm long, simple-hairy, 4 -partite; lobes free and joined. Stamens 4. Pistil 5–8 mm long, stipitate; stipe 1.5–2 mm long. Ovary hairy. Styles hairy, yellow or red. Pollen presenter lateral.
Fruit features. Fruit ribbed or ridged, ovoid, glabrous or simple hairy, 15 mm long.
Flowering Time. July, or August, or September, or October, or November.
Habitat. Amongst medium trees, or tall (sclerophyll) shrubland, or low (sclerophyll) shrubland; in gravelly soil, or loam, or clay.
Distribution. Western Australia. Western Australian Botanical Province(s): South-west; IBRA Bioregions SW: JF. Western Australian native; endemic to Western Australia.
Etymology. pimeleoides: genus Pimelea + oides like.
Descriptions were generated using DELTA format and DELTA software: Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993 onwards, 1995 onwards, 1998)