Petrophile incurvata W.Fitzg.
J.Bot. 50:22 (1912)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 22 August 1995

Much-branched, bushy shrub, (0.3-)0.6-1.6 m high. Fl. yellow-cream-white, Aug to Oct. Yellow/white sand, gravelly sandy soils.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Lesueur Sandplain, Southern Cross, Tallering.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow, Dalwallinu, Koorda, Moora, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Perenjori, Wongan-Ballidu, Yalgoo.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 70-120 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina flat, once divided or twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with (2-)3-4(-5) points or lobes; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 35-75 mm. Inflorescences not viscid, white or yellow. Perianth 10-14 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 15-20 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 4-5 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 20-30 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).