Petrophile aculeata Foreman
Fl.Australia 16:474 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 22 August 1995

Shrub, 0.3-0.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Oct to Nov. Grey sand & laterite.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow, Dandaragan.

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

Shrubs, 0.3-0.5 m high; branchlets hairy, with straight hairs. Leaves alternate, 40-90 mm mm long, 7-20 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, with 5-9 points or lobes. Inflorescences not viscid, yellow. Perianth 10-15 mm long, glabrous or hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 10-17 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 4-5 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 15-22 mm long. Flowers in October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).