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Grevillea crithmifolia R.Br.

Prodr. Suppl. 23 (1830)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Dense much-branched shrub, (0.3-)0.6-2 m high. Fl. white/white-pink, Jun or Aug to Nov. White or yellow sand over limestone. Dunes, hillslopes, sandplains.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 7 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.6-2.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 12-30 mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 10-20 mm long, 1-1.2 mm wide, the margins revolute, exposing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, white, cream or pink; pedicels 6-9 mm long. Perianth 3-5 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1.5-2 mm long; pistil 4-5 mm long, white or pink, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 12-15 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August, September or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
IMCRA Regions
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Cambridge, Claremont, Cottesloe, Dandaragan, Fremantle, Gingin, Joondalup, Mandurah, Mosman Park, Murray, Nedlands, Perth, Rockingham, Stirling, Waroona.