Grevillea scabra Meisn. Rough-leaved Grevillea
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1:541 (1845)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 15 August 1995

Low, open shrub, ca 0.3 m high. Fl. cream-yellow, Sep to Oct. Laterite.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Goomalling, Kalamunda, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, York.

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

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets glabrous, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 10-30 mm mm long, 1-6 mm mm wide, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, widest around the middle or clearly widest above the middle, entire, the margins 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, white or cream; pedicels 10-15 mm long. Perianth 4-5 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-1 mm long; pistil 6-9 mm long, white or cream, pollen presenter oblique, style hairy. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 10-13 mm long. Flowers in October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).