Grevillea acropogon Makinson
Fl.Australia 17A:496 (2000)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 13 November 2000

Prostrate to erect shrub, to 1.8 m high. Fl. red, Jun to Sep. Shallow soil, ironstone. Margins of seasonally inundated areas.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Boyup Brook, Cranbrook.

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

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 15-30 mm mm long, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, twice or more divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 8-15 mm long, 0.8-1 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, red; pedicels 2-2.5 mm long. Perianth 10-11 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 3-4 mm long; pistil 18-20 mm long, red, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 10-15 mm long. Flowers in July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).