Petrophile striata R.Br.
Prodr. Suppl. 6 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 23 August 1995

Erect rigid or sprawling shrub, 0.2-1(-2) m high. Fl. yellow-cream-white, Aug to Dec. Gravelly sandy soils, laterite, granitic soils, clay. Coastal plains, sandplains.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Belmont, Beverley, Boddington, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Brookton, Busselton, Carnamah, Chittering, Collie, Coorow, Cuballing, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gingin, Goomalling, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Kwinana, Moora, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Narrogin, Northam, Perth, Pingelly, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, Williams, Woodanilling, York.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 11 February 2020

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy, with straight hairs. Leaves alternate, 35-75 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with (13-)16-19(-24) points or lobes; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 10-20 mm. Inflorescences not viscid, white, cream or yellow. Perianth 15-23 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 18-25 mm long; pollen presenter not fusiform, hairy, 3-4 mm long, the brush 1.5-3 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 13-15 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).