Grevillea byrnesii McGill.
New Names Grevillea (Proteaceae) 3 (1986)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 4 August 1995

Shrub, (2-)3-5.5 m high. Fl. orange/red-orange, May to Aug. Skeletal sandy soils over sandstone, red sand. Ridge tops or upper slopes, red sand dunes.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Great Sandy Desert, Ord Victoria Plain.

IBRA Subregions: McLarty, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Halls Creek.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Trees or Shrubs, 4-5.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 70-100 mm mm long, 35-55 mm mm wide, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, the margins flat. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, orange; pedicels 7-9 mm long. Perianth 7-10 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, glandular-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 2-4 mm long; pistil 10-12 mm long, orange, pollen presenter lateral, style hairy. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 17-24 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July or August. Occurs in the Northern (N) or Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Great Sandy Desert (GSD) or Ord-Victoria Plains (OVP) IBRA subregion(s).