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Grevillea pinaster Meisn.

Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:76 (1855)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect, spreading shrub, 0.5-3 m high, up to 3 m wide. Fl. red-pink-purple, Mar or May to Oct. White/grey/yellow or red sand, sandy clay, loam, laterite.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 14 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 20-55 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire; lobes 10-40 mm long, 0.5-2 mm wide, the margins flat or revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, red or pink; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 7-9 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 2-3 mm long; pistil 20-25 mm long, red or pink, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 10-13 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August or September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Geraldton Sandplains (GS) 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.
IBRA Subregions
Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Perth.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast, Zuytdorp.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Coorow, Dalwallinu, Greater Geraldton, Morawa, Northampton, Swan.