Grevillea angustiloba subsp. wirregaensis T.L.Downing

Australian Systematic Botany 17 (3): 340,341 (2004) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Prostrate to procumbent shrub 0.3–2 m high, to 3 m wide. Leaves 35–117 mm long, 20–105(–120) mm wide; deeply dissected, ovate to obovate to almost triangular in outline, with 2–13 primary divisions and 3–30 lobes in total; ultimate lobes linear, 8–42 mm long, 1–1.5 mm wide. Leaf margins slightly recurved to revolute, sometimes almost terete. Flowers Nov.-Mar. (2 collections).

Gold, GGr, LoM, Wim. Also SA. The subspecies is found in heath and Melaleuca uncinata scrub, on soils that are composed of sand over clay.

In Victoria, the subspecies is known from 4 collections, in the south-east corner of the Little Desert, nearby at Natimuk, with historic collections from Duchembeggara, and an outlying collection from the 'Grampians'.

Grevillea angustiloba subsp. wirregaensis is narrowly distinct from G. angustiloba subsp. angustiloba.

Created by: Val Stajsic, 2016-09-05
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2016-12-28

Downing, T.L.; Duretto, M.F. & Ladiges, P.Y. (2004). Morphological analysis of the Grevillea ilicifolia complex (Proteaceae) and recognition of taxa, Australian Systematic Botany 17: 327-341.