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Isopogon petiolaris A.Cunn. ex R.Br.
Family Proteaceae
Isopogon petiolaris A.Cunn. ex R.Br. APNI*

Description: Spreading shrub, generally < 1 m high, glabrous except for young shoots.

Leaves mostly 9–15 cm long, undivided part 6–10 cm long; segments divaricate, 3–7 mm wide with 3–5 conspicuous veins, tips of segments pungent.

Inflorescences terminal, ± globose. Flowers sessile. Perianth c. 8 mm long, yellow. Fruiting cones ± globose, 12–16 mm diam.

Nuts 2–3 mm long and covered with hairs 5–6 mm long.


Flower
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Flowering: spring and summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest and heath, commonly in stony sites, on the tablelands and west to the plains, from Bumberry (ranges east of Parkes) to Warialda in the north and east to Coaldale in the Grafton district.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT, NWS, CWS, NWP
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: D.B. Foreman (1995)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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