Petrophile crispata R.Br.
Suppl.Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holl. 6 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 22 August 1995

Upright, open shrub, to 0.8 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Nov. Sand over laterite.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Corrigin, Cranbrook, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Lake Grace, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Woodanilling.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy, with curled hairs. Leaves alternate, 40-110 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with (8-)12(-16) points or lobes; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 20-25 mm. Inflorescences not viscid, white or yellow. Perianth 8-10 mm long, glabrous; pistil 10-15 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 2-3 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 15-25 mm long. Flowers in September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).