Grevillea brachystylis Meisn. subsp. brachystylis

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 4 August 1995

Much-branched, prostrate or decumbent, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-0.5 m high, to 3 m wide. Fl. red, Aug to Nov. Black sand, sandy clay. Swampy situations.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

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

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 11 February 2020

Shrubs, 0.3-1 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 70-120 mm mm long, (3-)5-10 mm mm wide, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, the margins flat or recurved. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, red; pedicels 4-5 mm long. Perianth 6-12 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 2-2.5 mm long; pistil 7-9 mm long, orange or red, pollen presenter lateral, style hairy. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 12-17 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).