Grevillea globosa C.A.Gardner
J.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 47:55 (1964)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 9 August 1995

Spreading, non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-3 m high. Fl. cream & white & green/red-brown, Jan or Jun or Nov. Red loam, yellow sand.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Tallering.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Greater Geraldton, Murchison, Perenjori, Yalgoo.

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

Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, 1–3 m high. Branchlets not glaucous. Leaves simple, 60–200 mm long overall. Leaf blade dissected, subpinnatisect, not further divided. Leaf lobes 15–130 mm long, 1 mm wide. Hairs straight.

Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence axillary, or terminal; a raceme. Flowers green or white or brown, very irregular. Pedicel 2–4 mm long. Perianth 8–12 mm long, simple-hairy, 4 -partite; lobes all free. Stamens 4. Pistil 14–22 mm long, stipitate; stipe 1.5–3 mm long. Ovary hairy. Styles hairy, green. Pollen presenter oblique.

Fruit features. Fruit rugose, oblong or ellipsoidal, glabrous, not viscid, 9–12.5 mm long.

Flowering Time. January, or September, or October, or November, or December.

Habitat. Amongst medium trees, or low trees; in sand, or loam.

Distribution. Western Australia. Western Australian Botanical Province(s): Eremaean and South-west; IBRA Bioregions ER: YAL; IBRA Bioregions SW: AW. Western Australian native; endemic to Western Australia.

Etymology. globosa (L): g. spherical.

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