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Petrophile multisecta F.Muell.
Kangaroo Island Conesticks
A beautiful plant endemic to Kangaroo Island, South Australia. This plant  resembles Isopogon ceratophyllus but is distinguished  by its terete leaf segments and cylindrical leaves.


Petrophile multisecta Petrophile multisecta
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:American River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Location:American River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:3549.623S 13742.334E GPS coordinates:3549.623S 13742.334E
  Date of photo:8 November 2014 Date of photo:8 November 2014
  Field No.:2828 Field No.:2828
   
  Petrophile multisecta Petrophile multisecta
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers
  Location:American River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Location:American River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:3549.623S 13742.334E GPS coordinates:3549.623S 13742.334E
  Date of photo:8 November 2014 Date of photo:8 November 2014
  Field No.:2828 Field No.:2828
   
  Petrophile multisecta Petrophile multisecta
  Description:Leaves Description:Plant in sandy habitat
  Location: Kangaroo Island, South Australia Location:American River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:3549.623S 13742.334E
  Date of photo:29 December 2010 Date of photo:8 November 2014
  Field No.:U496 Field No.:2828
     
     
     

References (accessed 7 July 2017):


Foreman, D.B. in McCarthy, P.M., (ed.) (1995) Petrophile. Flora of Australia 16: 157- 158

Holliday I et al (2003), Kangaroo Island's Native Plants, Finsbury Printing

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?form=speciesfacts&family=&genus=petrophile&species=multisecta&iname=&submit=Display

 

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Petrophile multisecta