Grevillea lissopleura McGill. (1986:9)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last (and only) record: 1968 (Marriott, 1988); 23 August 1979 (Makinson, 2000:350)

Relocated or rediscovered in 1991 by Peter Olde (Marriott, 2001:5)


This species had previously been reported as rediscovered based solely upon vegetative material (Marriott, 1988), but after some of this material flowered it turned out to be a new species (Marriott, 1989), which was subsequently described as G. marriottii by Peter Olde. The true G. lissopleura was finally relocated in 1991 by Peter Olde (Marriott, 2001:5).


Distribution & Habitat

Western Australia, Australia


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

McGillivray, Donald John. (1986). New names in Grevillea (Proteaceae). Castle Hill, NSW: Self published. 16 pp. [24 February 1986]


Other references:

Briggs, John D. and Leigh, John H. (1996). Rare or Threatened Australian Plants, 1995 revised edition. Collingwood, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing. x + 466 pp.

Makinson, R. O. (2000a). 41. Grevillea, pp. 20-450 [350]. In: Wilson, Annette J. G. (ed.). Flora of Australia Volume 17A, Proteaceae 2, Grevillea. Melbourne: ABRS/CSIRO Australia. xx + 524 pp.

Marriott, Neil R. (1988). Grevillea lissopleura rediscovered. Grevillea Study Group Newsletter 21: 4.

Marriott, Neil R. (1989). Grevillea lissopleura undiscovered. Grevillea Study Group Newsletter 22: 2.

Marriott, Neil R. (2001). The 1999 Trip to Southwest WA - a Trip to Remember - PART ONE. Grevillea Study Group Newsletter 60: 3-6.

Sharr, Francis Aubi and George, Alexander S. (2019). Western Australian Plant Names and Their Meanings (3rd ed.). Kardinya, WA: Four Gables Press. [p. 241]


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