Grevillea leptobotrys Meisn.
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 2:256-257 (1848)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 9 August 1995

Sprawling, prostrate or spreading, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.15-0.4 m high. Fl. pink, Jan or Jun to Jul or Sep to Dec. Sandy, gravelly, loamy or clayey soils on laterite or granite.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Brookton, Busselton, Collie, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Kojonup, Manjimup, Narrogin, Pingelly, Wandering, West Arthur, Wickepin, Williams.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 20 July 2018

Shrubs, 0.1-0.5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 30-290 mm mm long, hairy or glabrous, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 20-50 mm long, 10-20 mm wide, the margins recurved or revolute, exposing the lower surface of the leaf blade or enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, pink; pedicels 3-8 mm long. Perianth 2-3 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous or hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-1.5 mm long; pistil 3-5 mm long, pink, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 9-14 mm long. Flowers in October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).