Grevillea maherae Makinson & M.D.Barrett
Fl.Australia 17A:493 (2000)

Conservation Code: Priority One
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 6 February 2001

Low, spreading to weakly erect, lignotuberous shrub, 0.15-0.5 m high. Fl. pink-red-purple, Dec or Jan to Mar. Sandy loam, sandstone. Rock outcrops, ridges.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Northern Kimberley.

IBRA Subregions: Mitchell.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Wyndham-East Kimberley.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 40-65 mm mm long, 25-35 mm mm wide, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs curled; lamina flat, clearly widest below the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, the margins flat. Inflorescences terminal, red or pink. Perianth 7-9 mm long, hairy, glandular-hairy or simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-1 mm long; pistil 28-30 mm long, red, pollen presenter erect, style hairy. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 11-13 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March or December. Occurs in the Northern (N) Botanical Province(s), in the Northern Kimberley (NK) IBRA subregion(s).