Grevillea ripicola A.S.George Collie Grevillea
Nuytsia 1:373-374 (1974)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 15 August 1995

Spreading, much-branched, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.6-2(-3) m high, to 4 m wide. Fl. red/red-orange, Jan or Mar to Apr or Nov to Dec. Sandy clay, clay or gravelly loam. Swampy flats, granite outcrops, along watercourses.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Collie, Donnybrook-Balingup.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets glabrous, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 25-60 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 10-30 mm long, 1.5-5 mm wide, the margins flat. Inflorescences terminal, yellow or orange; pedicels 3-5 mm long. Perianth 10-12 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 3-4 mm long; pistil 28-35 mm long, yellow or red, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 13-17 mm long. Flowers in April, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).