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Grevillea anethifolia R.Br.

Suppl.Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holl. 21 (1830)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect, much-branched shrub, 0.5-2 m high. Fl. white/white-cream, Aug to Oct or Dec. Sand, sandy loam, gravel. Sometimes along watercourses.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 3 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-2 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 15-50 mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, twice or more divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 7-20 mm long, 0.5-1 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, cream or yellow; pedicels 6-12 mm long. Perianth 3-4 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1.5-2.5 mm long; pistil 4-6 mm long, white, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, (5-)7.5-9 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 19 January 2024


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Katanning, Mardabilla, Merredin, Recherche, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Bruce Rock, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Mingenew, Mukinbudin, Narrogin, Ravensthorpe, Westonia, Wickepin, Yilgarn.