Petrophile wonganensis Foreman
Fl.Australia 16:479 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 23 August 1995

Dense shrub, 0.4-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Oct. Yellow or white sand, sandy loam. Plains.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dalwallinu, Dowerin, Koorda, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, with curled hairs. Leaves alternate, 5-12 mm mm long, 0.5-0.6 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina terete, entire, straight or curved, scabrous, apex obtuse, 0.2-0.3 mm long. Inflorescences not viscid, yellow. Perianth 13-15 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 14-16 mm long; pollen presenter not fusiform, hairy, 3.5-4.5 mm long, the brush 2-3 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 15-20 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).