Petrophile pilostyla subsp. syntoma Rye & Hislop
Nuytsia 15:479-480, Fig 2H (2005)

Conservation Code: Priority Two
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 20 March 2007

Shrub, to 1 m high. Yellow sand. Crests of sand dunes.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Geraldton Hills.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Greater Geraldton.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 20-80 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, straight or curved, smooth, apex pungent, 2-3 mm long. Inflorescences not viscid, white, cream or yellow. Perianth 12-13 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 10-12 mm long; pollen presenter not fusiform, hairy, 5-5.5 mm long, the brush 2.5-3 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, NaN mm (?) long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).