Petrophile latericola Keighery
W.Austral.Naturalist 27:103-105, Figs 1, 2 (2010)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 22 August 1995

Multi-stemmed shrub, 0.4-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Nov. Red lateritic clay. Winter-wet flats.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Busselton.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Saturday 21 November 2020

Shrubs, 0.3-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 10-35 mm long, 1-1.2 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, straight or curved, smooth, apex pungent, 1.2-1.7 mm long. Inflorescences not viscid, yellow. Perianth 20-22 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 20-23 mm long; pollen presenter not fusiform, hairy, 4-5 mm long, the brush 2.5-3 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, NaN mm (?) long. Flowers in November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Threatened (T).