Grevillea brachystachya Meisn. Short-spiked Grevillea
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 2:254 (1848)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 4 August 1995

Moderately dense shrub, 0.6-2 m high. Fl. white-cream-green-yellow, Jun or Aug to Oct. Yellow sand, red loam, gravel. Sandplains.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Edel, Geraldton Hills.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Chapman Valley, Dalwallinu, Greater Geraldton, Moora, Northampton, Shark Bay.

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

Shrubs, 0.8-2.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 50-100 mm mm long, 1-2 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, green or cream; pedicels 5-6 mm long. Perianth 4-6 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous or hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1.5-2 mm long; pistil 10-12 mm long, green, cream or pink, pollen presenter lateral, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 17-21 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August, September, October or November. 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).