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Petrophile clavata Hislop & Rye

Nuytsia 14:369-372,Fig.1D-G (2002)
Conservation Code
Priority Two
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect shrub, to 0.7 m high. Fl. yellow-cream, Sep. Grey sand, laterite. Hilltops and rises.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 22 November 2001

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy, with straight hairs. Leaves alternate, 20-50 mm long, 1.5-2 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, straight or curved, smooth, apex pungent, 2-3 mm long. Inflorescences not viscid, yellow. Perianth 20-24 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 23-27 mm long; pollen presenter not fusiform, hairy, 2-3.5 mm long, the brush 1-1.3 mm long. Cone with persistent scales. Flowers in September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). : Conservation code Priority Two (P2).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 19 January 2024


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Coorow, Dandaragan, Victoria Plains.