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Grevillea leucopteris Meisn.
White Plume Grevillea

Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:76-77 (1855)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Mixed (Native in Part of Range, Naturalised Elsewhere)
Name Status

Spreading, bushy shrub, 1-4(-5) m high. Fl. cream-white/cream-yellow, Jul or Sep to Oct or Dec. Grey, yellow or brown sand, sandy clay. Lateritic ridges, plains.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 10 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 120-350 mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 100-200 mm long, 1.5-6 mm wide, the margins revolute, exposing the lower surface of the leaf blade or enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, white or cream; pedicels 4-10 mm long. Perianth 5-7 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 4-7 mm long; pistil 25-30 mm long, white or cream, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 20-24 mm long. Flowers in January, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Edel, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Perth.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Chapman Valley, Cockburn, Coorow, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Kalamunda, Northampton, Wanneroo.