Phalanx Grevillea  |  

Grevillea dryandroides subsp. dryandroides

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

The phalanx grevillea is a root suckering shrub to 50 cm tall. It usually forms colonies of less than five plants or is scattered singly amongst associated vegetation. The leaves are dull, yellow-green, each with leaf lobes 5Ð15 mm long. The inflorescence is 3Ð4 cm long, and pedicels are 1Ð1.5 mm long. Individual flowers are pink to orange-pink. The style is red or pink with a green tip. The perianth is 6Ð7 mm long and the pistil 17Ð18 mm long (Olde & Marriott 1993). Flowers occur from September to March (Brown et al., 1998).

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Grevillea dryandroides subsp. dryandroides

    They also exacerbate grazing pressure and increase the fire hazard due to their high fuel loads.