Grevillea plurijuga subsp. superba (Olde & Marriott) Makinson
Fl.Australia 17A:496 (2000)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 11 December 2000

Dense, robust shrub, 2-4 m high. Fl. grey-pink-red, May or Jul or Sep to Dec or Jan. Calcareous loam, grey-brown clayey sand, laterite. Gently undulating rises, above lakes.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Recherche.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dundas, Esperance.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-2 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 20-70 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 5-20 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, green, red, pink or grey; pedicels 7-10 mm long. Perianth 12-15 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, glandular-hairy or simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1.5-2 mm long; pistil 42-47 mm long, red or pink, pollen presenter lateral, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 12-16 mm long. Flowers in October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).