Longleaved Cone Bush

Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Petrophile
Species: longifolia
Main Flower Colour: Cream

Description

This unusual shrub appears as a tuft of elongated rounded (terete) leaves about 30cm high with flowerheads and old seed capsules nestled at ground level, in among the leaf bases. Petrophile longifolia is a prostrate, non-lignotuberous shrub, growing from 15cm to 50cm high. It prefers to grow rocky or stony places.

Flowering start in July and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is cream. The generic name Petrophile means "rock liking" while the species name longifolia means "long leaves"

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2300
http://anpsa.org.au/p-lon.html

Created: 24 Jul 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 05 Dec 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

Stirling Ranges NP, WA

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