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

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 20 September 1999

Erect, much-branched shrub, 1-2.2 m high. Fl. white-cream-green, May to Sep (mainly Jul-Sep). Red or yellow sand, gravelly loam over granite, laterite. Sandplains.

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

Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, 1–3 m high. Branchlets not glaucous. Leaves simple, 30–85 mm long overall. Leaf blade 1 mm wide, undissected, terete, linear. Margins entire. Hairs straight.

Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence axillary, or terminal; a raceme. Flowers green or white, very irregular. Pedicel 5–7 mm long. Perianth 6–8 mm long, glabrous, 4 -partite; lobes all free. Stamens 4. Pistil 9–12.5 mm long, stipitate; stipe 1–2 mm long. Ovary glabrous. Styles glabrous, white. Pollen presenter oblique.

Fruit features. Fruit smooth or rugose, oblong or ellipsoidal, glabrous, not viscid, 9–13 mm long, 6–9 mm wide.

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

Habitat. Amongst medium trees, or low (sclerophyll) shrubland; in gravelly soil, or sand, or loam; occupying sandplains.

Distribution. Western Australia. Western Australian Botanical Province(s): Eremaean and South-west; IBRA Bioregions ER: YAL, MUR, GVD, and COO; IBRA Bioregions SW: AW, MAL, ESP. Western Australian native; endemic to Western Australia.

Etymology. acaciodes: genus Acacia + oides - like.

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