Grevillea althoferorum   Split-leaved Grevillea Endemic

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Florabase, the Western Australian Herbarium's excellent web site, says this species is not threatened but elsewhere they say it is both rare and threatened. It is found on the Lesueur Sandplains where this one was seen but I can't be 100% sure about this identification as rare plants are by definition hard to stumble across. I vaguely remember this being labelled in the Lesueur National Park - or is that wishful thinking?

Anyway it has the creamy cylindrical flowers and the divided leaves with mucronate tips and it grows in approximately the right place so I think this identification has a good chance of being correct. Please contact me if you think otherwise.

There are two sub species which are situated in quite small areas about 200km apart north of Perth and it is found nowhere else.

 

Grevillea althoferorum

Grevillea althoferorum Split-leaved Grevillea

Lesueur National park, Western Australia 7th September 2012

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Grevillea althoferorum Split-leaved Grevillea

Lesueur National park, Western Australia 7th September 2012

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