Petrophile serruriae R.Br.

Shrub to 1.5 m tall. Leaves crowded, 1.5-3.5 cm long, divided pinnately 2-3 times, the lowermost divisions further divided, tips often sharply pointed. Flower clusters ovoid, about 1 cm wide, terminal or axillary. Flowers about 1.5 cm long, yellow to greyish pinkish mauve and silky-hairy; winter to spring. Flowering cones roundish, about 1 cm long.


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