Grevillea xiphoidea Olde & Marriott
Grevillea 1:175-176 (1994)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 18 August 1995

Shrub, 0.9-1.2 m high. Fl. white, Jul.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Merredin, Narembeen.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 20 July 2018

Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets glabrous, with a glaucous bloom. Leaves alternate, 25-45 mm mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 20-45 mm long, 0.5-1.5 mm wide, the margins revolute, exposing the lower surface of the leaf blade or enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, white or cream; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 3-3.5 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1-1.5 mm long; pistil 3-4 mm long, white or cream, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 6-9 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).