Grevillea refracta R.Br. subsp. refracta

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Thursday 2 October 1997

Shrub or tree, 1.2-6 m high. Fl. red-orange/yellow/pink.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hart, Mackay, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami P1, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Canning, Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.

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

Trees or Shrubs, 2-5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 80-170 mm mm long, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 40-130 mm long, 5-35 mm wide, the margins flat. Inflorescences terminal, yellow, orange or red; pedicels 5-8 mm long. Perianth 10-15 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 2-3 mm long; pistil 18-22 mm long, yellow, pollen presenter lateral or oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 18-31 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), Tanami (TAN), Pilbara (PIL), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Northern Kimberley (NK), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Central Kimberley (CK), Dampierland (DL) or Ord-Victoria Plains (OVP) IBRA subregion(s).