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Grevillea refracta R.Br. subsp. refracta

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

Shrub or tree, 1.2-6 m high. Fl. red-orange/yellow/pink.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 2 October 1997

Scientific Description

Trees or Shrubs, 2-5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 80-170 mm long, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 40-130 mm long, 5-35 mm wide, the margins flat. Inflorescences terminal, yellow, orange or red; pedicels 5-8 mm long. Perianth 10-15 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 2-3 mm long; pistil 18-22 mm long, yellow, pollen presenter lateral or oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 18-31 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July or August. Occurs in the Northern (N) or Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Tanami (TAN), Pilbara (PIL), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Northern Kimberley (NK), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Central Kimberley (CK), Dampierland (DL) or Ord-Victoria Plains (OVP) IBRA subregion(s).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 26 May 2023


IBRA Regions
Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Berkeley, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hart, Keep, Mackay, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Pindanland, Purnululu, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami Desert, Trainor.
IMCRA Regions
Canning, Kimberley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.