Grevillea asteriscosa Diels Star-leaf Grevillea
Bot.Jahrb.Syst. 35:151 (1904)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 4 August 1995

Divaricately branched shrub, 0.3-2.6 m high. Fl. red, May or Jul to Nov. Gravelly or granitic soils. Gravel rises, granite outcrops.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Corrigin, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Narembeen, Quairading.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 20 July 2018

Shrubs, 0.3-2 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 7-10 mm mm long, 8-18 mm mm wide, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided or deeply divided, the margins flat. Inflorescences terminal, red; pedicels 5-10 mm long. Perianth 12-15 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 0.7-1 mm long; pistil 15-19 mm long, red, pollen presenter lateral, style hairy. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 9-10 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).