Petrophile pauciflora Foreman
Fl.Australia 16:476 (1995)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 21 September 1999

Shrub, ca 1 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep. Decaying & dissected granite breakaways.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Murchison, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Murchison, Tallering, Western Murchison.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cue, Greater Geraldton, Mount Magnet, Mount Marshall, Murchison, Perenjori, Sandstone, Yalgoo.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy, with curled hairs. Leaves alternate, 15-35 mm mm long, 2-2.3 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, more or less the same width throughout, once divided, tripartitely divided, entire or divided to the midrib, with 3 points or lobes; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 15-25 mm. Inflorescences not viscid, yellow or orange. Perianth 5-7 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 10-15 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 6-7 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 6-8 mm long. Flowers in September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Murchison (MUR) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).