Grevillea stenomera F.Muell. Lace Net Grevillea
Fragm. 4:85-86 (1864)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 17 August 1995

Grey, lignotuberous shrub, 0.9-2.2 m high. Fl. orange & red & pink, May to Jun or Aug to Oct or Dec. Red or yellow sand on limestone. Coastal areas.


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

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Edel, Geraldton Hills.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Northampton, Shark Bay.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Nicholas S. Lander, Tuesday 8 April 2008

Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, 0.9–2 m high. Branchlets not glaucous. Leaves simple, 40–160 mm long overall. Leaf blade dissected, subpinnatisect, not further divided. Leaf lobes 40–125 mm long, 1–2 mm wide. Margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming two grooves with the midvein. Hairs straight.

Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence axillary, or terminal; a raceme. Flowers orange or pink, very irregular. Pedicel 4.5–6 mm long. Perianth 6–7 mm long, simple-hairy, 4 -partite; lobes all free. Stamens 4. Pistil 22–24 mm long, stipitate; stipe 3–4 mm long. Ovary glabrous. Styles glabrous, green or pink. Pollen presenter oblique.

Fruit features. Fruit rugose, oblong or ellipsoidal, glabrous, 11–13 mm long.

Flowering Time. June, or August, or September, or October, or December.

Habitat. Amongst medium trees, or low trees; in sand; occupying heathlandds.

Distribution. Western Australia. Western Australian Botanical Province(s): South-west; IBRA Bioregions SW: GS. Western Australian native; endemic to Western Australia.

Etymology. stenomera (Gk): stenos narrow + meros part (refers to the narrow leaf-segments: Grevillea).

Descriptions were generated using DELTA format and DELTA software: Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993 onwards, 1995 onwards, 1998)