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Petrophile striata R.Br.

Prodr. Suppl. 6 (1830)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

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.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy, with straight hairs. Leaves alternate, 35-75 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).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Katanning, 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.