Grevillea saccata Benth. Pouched Grevillea
Fl.Austral. 5:421, 450 (1870)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 15 August 1995

Diffuse scrambling or trailing shrub, 0.25-0.5 m high, 1-2 m wide. Fl. red, Apr or Jun to Nov. Yellow or brown sand, often with lateritic gravel.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dandaragan, Gingin.

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

Shrubs, 0.50-1 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 10-45 mm mm long, 1-5 mm mm wide, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, widest around the middle or more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins flat. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, yellow or orange; pedicels 4-6 mm long. Perianth 5-7 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, glandular-hairy or simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-1 mm long; pistil 6-8 mm long, green, pollen presenter lateral, style hairy. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 15-16 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).