Grevillea crithmifolia R.Br.
Prodr. Suppl. 23 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 7 August 1995

Dense much-branched shrub, (0.3-)0.6-2 m high. Fl. white/white-pink, Jun or Aug to Nov. White or yellow sand over limestone. Dunes, hillslopes, sandplains.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Perth.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cambridge, Claremont, Cottesloe, Dandaragan, Fremantle, Gingin, Joondalup, Mandurah, Mosman Park, Murray, Nedlands, Perth, Rockingham, Stirling, Waroona.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 11 February 2020

Shrubs, 0.6-2.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 12-30 mm mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 10-20 mm long, 1-1.2 mm wide, the margins revolute, exposing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, white, cream or pink; pedicels 6-9 mm long. Perianth 3-5 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1.5-2 mm long; pistil 4-5 mm long, white or pink, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 12-15 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August, September or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s).