Petrophile juncifolia Lindl.
Sketch Veg.Swan R. 35 (1840)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Thursday 9 October 2003

Erect, multi-stemmed, domed shrub, to 0.4 m high. Fl. yellow-cream, Oct to Nov. White-grey sand, grey-brown sandy clay, littered black clay, gravel. Low rises in winter-wet flats.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Beverley, Busselton, Canning, Gingin, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Mundaring, Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Waroona.

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

Shrubs, 0.20-0.80 m high. Leaves alternate, 130-190 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, straight or curved, smooth, apex acute, 1-2 mm long. Inflorescences not viscid, yellow. Perianth 15-22 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 15-24 mm long; pollen presenter not fusiform, hairy, 4.5-5.5 mm long, the brush 3-4 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 10-25 mm long. Flowers in October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).