Grevillea tenuiflora (Lindl.) Meisn. Tassel Grevillea
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1:554-555 (1845)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 21 September 1999

Spreading shrub, (0.2-)0.5-1.5 m high. Fl. white-cream-pink, Aug to Oct or Dec. Loam, sand or sandy clay with lateritic gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Beverley, Boddington, Brookton, Cuballing, Narrogin, Pingelly, Wagin, Wandering, West Arthur, Williams, York.

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

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 17-55 mm mm long, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 3-10 mm long, 3-6 mm wide, the margins flat or recurved. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, white; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 4-6 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous or hairy, glandular-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-1 mm long; pistil 7-10 mm long, white or purple, pollen presenter conical, style hairy. Follicles glandular hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 9-11 mm long. Flowers in August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).