Grevillea aspera R.Br.
Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:172 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 5 February 2001

Low, spreading to erect shrub, 0.6-2.5 m high. Fl. red, May to Nov. Loam, clay-loam, laterite, quartzite. Rocky slopes, open heathland.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Ranges.

IBRA Subregions: Mann-Musgrave Block.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ngaanyatjarraku.

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

Shrubs, 0.6-2.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 30-80 mm mm long, 3-12 mm mm wide, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins flat. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, red, pink or brown; pedicels 2.5-5 mm long. Perianth 5-8 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1.6-3 mm long; pistil 7.5-10.5 mm long, green or yellow, pollen presenter lateral, style hairy or glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 13-17 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Central Ranges (CR) IBRA subregion(s).