Grevillea flexuosa (Lindl.) Meisn. Tangled Grevillea
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1:553 (1845)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 9 August 1995

Irregular, few-branched, non-lignotuberous shrub, to 2 m high. Fl. creamy-yellow, Jul to Oct. Red-brown sand with laterite & gravel, sand over granite. Ridgetop plateau & associated breakaways.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Mundaring, Swan, Toodyay.

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

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets glabrous, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 55-130 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 5-20 mm long, 4-10 mm wide, the margins flat. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, white, cream or yellow; pedicels 1-2.5 mm long. Perianth 3-6 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1-1.5 mm long; pistil 5-7 mm long, white, cream or yellow, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 20 mm long. Flowers in July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).