Grevillea bronwenae Keighery
Nuytsia 7: 128-131 (1990)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 4 August 1995

Slender, erect shrub, 0.5-1.6 m high. Fl. red, Jun to Dec. Grey sand over laterite, lateritic loam. Hillslopes.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Augusta-Margaret River, Busselton, Capel, Nannup.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Nicholas S. Lander, Tuesday 8 April 2008

Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, 0.5–1.8 m high. Branchlets not glaucous. Leaves simple, 40–120 mm long overall. Leaf blade 2–10 mm wide, undissected, flat, narrowly linear to elliptic. Margins entire, recurved. Hairs straight.

Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence axillary, or terminal; a raceme. Flowers red, very irregular. Pedicel 3–5 mm long. Perianth 10–14 mm long, simple-hairy, 4 -partite; lobes free and joined (united to form a tube, split on one side). Stamens 4. Pistil 9–12 mm long, stipitate; stipe 2–4.5 mm long. Ovary hairy. Styles hairy, red or blue. Pollen presenter lateral.

Fruit features. Fruit ovoid, simple hairy, not viscid, 15 mm long.

Flowering Time. June, or July, or August, or September, or October, or November.

Habitat. Amongst tall (sclerophyll) shrubland, or low (sclerophyll) shrubland; in sand; occupying heathlands.

Distribution. Western Australia. Western Australian Botanical Province(s): South-west; IBRA Bioregions SW: SWA and JF. Western Australian native; endemic to Western Australia.

Etymology. bronwenae: Bronwen Keighery (contempory), botanist, WA: Grevillea.

Descriptions were generated using DELTA format and DELTA software: Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993 onwards, 1995 onwards, 1998)