Grevillea oligantha F.Muell.
Fragm. 6:206 (1868)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 11 August 1995

Much-branched shrub, (0.3-)0.6-1.8(-2.5) m high. Fl. red-orange-pink, Apr to Dec or Jan. Sandy or clayey loam soils over laterite or limestone, often with gravel.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Mardabilla, Recherche, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent, Kondinin, Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 10 November 2018

Shrubs, 1-2.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 25-70 mm mm long, 5-10 mm mm wide, hairy or glabrous, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, the margins recurved. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, yellow, orange or brown; pedicels 4-7 mm long. Perianth 10-15 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 2-3 mm long; pistil 18-25 mm long, yellow, pollen presenter lateral or oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 10-12 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).