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Grevillea pieroniae Olde & Marriott ms

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

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Nicholas S. Lander, Tuesday 8 April 2008

Habit and leaf form. Shrubs. Branchlets not glaucous. Leaves simple, 20–45 mm long overall. Leaf blade dissected, tripartite; deeply divided to midvein; not further divided or biternate. Leaf lobes 7–20 mm long, 1.5–2 mm wide. Margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming two grooves with the midvein.

Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence terminal; a raceme. Flowers cream or yellow, very irregular. Pedicel 5–8 mm long. Perianth 3–4 mm long, glabrous, 4 -partite; lobes all free. Stamens 4. Pistil 3–4 mm long, stipitate; stipe 0.5–1 mm long. Ovary glabrous. Styles glabrous, cream. Pollen presenter conical.

Fruit features. Fruit smooth, ellipsoidal, glabrous.

Flowering Time. July, or August.

Habitat. Amongst tall (sclerophyll) shrubland, or low (sclerophyll) shrubland; in sand.

Distribution. Western Australia. Western Australian Botanical Province(s): South-west; IBRA Bioregions SW: ESP. Western Australian native; endemic to Western Australia.

Descriptions were generated using DELTA format and DELTA software: Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993 onwards, 1995 onwards, 1998)