Grevillea spinosa McGill.
New Names Grevillea (Proteaceae) 14 (1986)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 16 August 1995

Very prickly shrub, 1-2 m high. Fl. green & purple, Mar or May to Sep or Nov. Sandstone. Rocky situations.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Gascoyne, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison.

IBRA Subregions: Carnegie, Eastern Murchison, Trainor.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Wiluna.

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

Shrubs, 1.5-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 25-60 mm mm long, hairy, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 10-30 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, green or yellow; pedicels 2-3 mm long. Perianth 7-10 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 15-20 mm long, orange, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 8.5-14 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August or September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Gascoyne (GAS), Little Sandy Desert (LSD) or Murchison (MUR) IBRA subregion(s).