Grevillea flexuosa (Lindl.) Meisn.
Tangled Grevillea

Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1:553 (1845)
Conservation Code
A taxon name retains its ‘Threatened’ status until a new name has been officially endorsed and appears in the Gazettal Notice.
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

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.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 9 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets glabrous, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 55-130 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 Threatened (T).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 21 November 2020


IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions
Northern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Mundaring, Swan, Toodyay.