Grevillea adenotricha McGill.
New Names Grevillea (Proteaceae) 1 (1986)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 3 August 1995

Shrub, to 2 m high. Fl. red, May or Aug. Sandstone.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Northern Kimberley.

IBRA Subregions: Mitchell.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Wyndham-East Kimberley.

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

Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, 0.8–2 m high. Branchlets not glaucous. Leaves simple, 45–70 mm long overall. Leaf blade 15–25 mm wide, undissected, flat, narrowly ovate. Margins prickly, flat. Hairs straight.

Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence axillary, or terminal; a raceme. Flowers red, very irregular. Pedicel 2–3 mm long. Perianth 5–6 mm long, glabrous, 4 -partite; lobes all free. Stamens 4. Pistil 4–6 mm long, stipitate; stipe 1–1.5 mm long. Ovary glabrous. Styles glabrous, red. Pollen presenter lateral.

Fruit features. Fruit oblong or ellipsoidal, glabrous, not viscid, 9–11 mm long.

Flowering Time. May, or June, or July, or August.

Habitat. Occurring on outcrops; in sandstone; occupying sandstone breakaways.

Distribution. Western Australia. Western Australian Botanical Province(s): Northern; IBRA Bioregions N: NK. Western Australian native; endemic to Western Australia.

Etymology. adenotricha (Gk): aden - gland + (Gk): thrix, trichus hair; i.e. having glandular hairs.

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