Petrophile anceps R.Br.
Prodr. Suppl. 5 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 22 August 1995

Shrub, 0.3-0.7(-1) m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Oct. Sandy clay on sandstone, gravelly sand. Hillslopes.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Plantagenet.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 30 November 2019

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 60-100 mm mm long, 2-3 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, scabrous. Inflorescences not viscid, yellow. Perianth 15-18 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 15-18 mm long; pollen presenter not fusiform, hairy, 4-4.5 mm long, the brush 1.5-2.5 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 23-25 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).