Petrophile ericifolia R.Br.

Shrub to about 1.5 m tall. Leaves simple, cylindrical, rough, to 1 cm or so long, sometimes sharply pointed. Flower clusters terminal, spherical to ovoid, 1-2 cm wide. Flowers 2.2 cm long, yellow, hairy; spring to early summer. Fruiting cones ovoid, to 2 cm wide.


Source: Spencer, R.; Molyneux, B.; Mathews, D. (2002). Proteaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Proteanae
order      Proteales
family       Proteaceae
genus        Petrophile Knight