Petrophile arcuata 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

Upright-spreading, dense shrub, 0.7-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Oct. Yellow sand to clay. Plains.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Mallee, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coolgardie, Dundas, Esperance, Westonia, Yilgarn.

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

Shrubs, 0 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, with curled hairs. Leaves alternate, 5-15 mm mm long, 0.7-1 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, straight or curved, scabrous, apex obtuse, 0.2-0.3 mm long. Inflorescences not viscid, cream or yellow. Perianth 14-16 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 14-16 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 4-5 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 10-15 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the in the Coolgardie (COO) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).