Grevillea cagiana McGill. Red Toothbrushes
New Names Grevillea (Proteaceae) 3 (1986)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 4 August 1995

Erect or occasionally spreading, non-lignotuberous shrub, (0.8-)1.5-4(-6) m high. Fl. red/orange & green & cream, Jun to Dec or Jan to Mar. Sand over laterite or clay or deep sand, gravelly clay.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Brookton, Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Corrigin, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Jerramungup, Kellerberrin, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Narembeen, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Wickepin, Yilgarn.

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

Shrubs, 1-4 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 65-120 mm mm long, hairy or glabrous, on the abaxial surface, the hairs curled or straight; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 50-115 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, orange or pink; pedicels 1-2.5 mm long. Perianth 6-10 mm long; tepals fused (at least at base) after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 2-4 mm long; pistil 15-22 mm long, yellow, orange or red, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 15-25 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).