Petrophile recurva Foreman
Fl.Australia 16:477 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 23 August 1995

Erect, much-branched shrub, 0.5-2 m high. Fl. yellow/cream, May to Oct. White/grey or yellow sand, lateritic gravel.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Moora.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 20 July 2018

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, with curled hairs. Leaves alternate, 6-13 mm mm long, 0.5-0.8 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, straight or curved, scabrous, apex acute, 0.4-0.6 mm long. Inflorescences not viscid, cream or yellow. Perianth 9-12 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 10-15 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 3-5 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 10-15 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).