Grevillea argyrophylla Meisn. Silvery-leaved Grevillea
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:75 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Helen Coleman, Thursday 21 May 1998

Small tree or shrub, (0.5-)1-6 m high, leaves 1.5-6 cm long, pistil 4-7 mm long. Fl. white-cream/cream-yellow, Jul to Oct. White, grey or yellow sand over limestone, red sand over sandstone. Sandstone or limestone rocks.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Edel, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Tallering.

IMCRA Regions: Abrolhos Islands, Central West Coast, Zuytdorp.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Dandaragan, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Northampton, Shark Bay.

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

Shrubs, 1-2.5(-6) m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 30-45 mm mm long, 3-8 mm mm wide, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle or more or less the same width throughout, once divided, divided only at the apex, entire or shallowly divided, the margins flat. Inflorescences terminal, white; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 4-5 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-1 mm long; pistil 4-6 mm long, white, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 6-10 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).