Grevillea acacioides McGill.
New Names Grevillea (Proteaceae) 1 (1986)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current
Monday 20 September 1999
Erect, much-branched shrub, 1-2.2 m high. Fl. white-cream-green, May to Sep (mainly Jul-Sep). Red or yellow sand, gravelly loam over granite, laterite. Sandplains.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Great Victoria Desert, Mallee, Murchison, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Fitzgerald, Shield, Southern Cross, Tallering, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Corrigin, Dalwallinu, Dundas, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Koorda, Lake Grace, Laverton, Leonora, Menzies, Merredin, Mount Magnet, Mukinbudin, Narembeen, Ravensthorpe, Sandstone, Westonia, Wiluna, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.
Chris Hollister and Nicholas S. Lander,
Tuesday 8 April 2008
Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, 1–3 m high. Branchlets not glaucous. Leaves simple, 30–85 mm long overall. Leaf blade 1 mm wide, undissected, terete, linear. Margins entire. Hairs straight.
Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence axillary, or terminal; a raceme. Flowers green or white, very irregular. Pedicel 5–7 mm long. Perianth 6–8 mm long, glabrous, 4 -partite; lobes all free. Stamens 4. Pistil 9–12.5 mm long, stipitate; stipe 1–2 mm long. Ovary glabrous. Styles glabrous, white. Pollen presenter oblique.
Fruit features. Fruit smooth or rugose, oblong or ellipsoidal, glabrous, not viscid, 9–13 mm long, 6–9 mm wide.
Flowering Time. May, or July, or August, or September.
Habitat. Amongst medium trees, or low (sclerophyll) shrubland; in gravelly soil, or sand, or loam; occupying sandplains.
Distribution. Western Australia. Western Australian Botanical Province(s): Eremaean and South-west; IBRA Bioregions ER: YAL, MUR, GVD, and COO; IBRA Bioregions SW: AW, MAL, ESP. Western Australian native; endemic to Western Australia.
Etymology. acaciodes: genus Acacia + oides - like.
Descriptions were generated using DELTA format and DELTA software: Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993 onwards, 1995 onwards, 1998)