Grevillea dimidiata F.Muell. Caustic Bush
Fragm. 3:146 (1863)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 8 August 1995

Small tree or shrub (single-stemmed), 2-6(-12) m high. Fl. white-cream, May to Sep. Sandy soils over basalt, limestone or laterite. Plains, rocky outcrops, rocky sites, watercourse banks.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Hart, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, South Kimberley Interzone, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Groote.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.

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

Trees or Shrubs, 2-6 m high; branchlets glabrous, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 90-220 mm mm long, 30-55 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, the margins flat. Inflorescences terminal, white or cream; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 9-11 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 4-7 mm long; pistil 12-21 mm long, white or cream, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, viscid, dehiscent, 16-23 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the Northern (N) Botanical Province(s), in the Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Central Kimberley (CK) or Ord-Victoria Plains (OVP) IBRA subregion(s).