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Petrophile latericola Keighery

W.Austral.Naturalist 27:103-105, Figs 1, 2 (2010)
Conservation Code
A taxon name retains its ‘Threatened’ status until a new name has been officially endorsed and appears in the Gazettal Notice.
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Multi-stemmed shrub, 0.4-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Nov. Red lateritic clay. Winter-wet flats.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 22 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.3-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 10-35 mm long, 1-1.2 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, straight or curved, smooth, apex pungent, 1.2-1.7 mm long. Inflorescences not viscid, yellow. Perianth 20-22 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 20-23 mm long; pollen presenter not fusiform, hairy, 4-5 mm long, the brush 2.5-3 mm long. Cone with persistent scales. Flowers in November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s). : Conservation code Threatened (T).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 26 May 2023


IBRA Regions
Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Local Government Areas (LGAs)