Grevillea armigera Meisn. Prickly Toothbrushes
A.DC., Prodr. 14:373 (1856)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 4 August 1995

Prickly, erect to spreading, non-lignotuberous shrub, (0.6-)1-3.6 m high. Fl. green/green & yellow & black & red, Jan to Feb or Jun to Dec. Yellow or white sand, gravelly soils, sandy clay.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dalwallinu, Goomalling, Koorda, Moora, Wongan-Ballidu.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 10 November 2018

Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 20-30 mm mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 8-15 mm long, 0.5-1.5 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, green, yellow or grey; pedicels 1-2 mm long. Perianth 8-9 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 16-20 mm long, purple or black, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 12-14 mm long. Flowers in January, February, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).