Grevillea pimeleoides W.Fitzg.
J.Proc.Mueller Bot.Soc.Western Australia 1(10) (1902)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, 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.

Scientific Description
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)