Grevillea calliantha Makinson & Olde
Telopea 4:351-355,Fig.1 (1991)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 7 August 1995

Spreading, flat-topped shrub, 0.9-2.5 m high. Fl. red-brown, Apr or Jun or Aug. Grey or yellow sand over laterite, with gravel.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dandaragan.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Wednesday 22 June 2016

Shrubs, 1 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 40-65 mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs curled; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 10-50 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, yellow; pedicels 1-2 mm long. Perianth 8-10 mm long; tepals fused (at least at base) after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 30-37 mm long, purple, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glandular hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 13-18 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).