Grevillea huegelii Meisn.

in Lehm., Pl. Preiss. 1: 543 (1845) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Erect or straggling shrub to 3 m high, up to 4 m across. Leaves pinnatisect, 1.5–6 cm long, 1–6.5 cm wide; lobes 2–11, linear, usually opposite, rigid, 0.5–4 cm long, 0.7–2.2 mm wide; margin revolute, usually obscuring the lower lamina except for the midvein. Conflorescences terminal (often on subterminal branchlets) and axillary, or cauline, erect, usually simple; unit conflorescence a loose cluster; ultimate rachises 0.5–1.5(–4) cm long, subsericeous to tomentose; perianth narrow, nearly straight, red or rich pink, outer surface subsericeous, inner surface glabrous or occasionally with a few hairs in the throat; pistil 19–29 mm long, glabrous, reflexed at the ovary through 45°–70°, ovary stipitate (stipe 7–14 mm long), style red with green or yellow tip, pollen-presenter oblique. Fruits glabrous. Flowers Aug.–Mar.

Gold, LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, RobP. Also WA, SA, NSW. Grows in mallee scrub or woodland, in sandy to clayey soils (often lateritic or calcareous) north and west of c. Charlton, but rare.

Source: Makinson, R.O. (1996). Grevillea. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-05-08
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Proteanae
order Proteales
family Proteaceae
genus Grevillea
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Grevillea huegelii in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Grevillea huegelii in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Murray Fans present native
Goldfields present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales