Petrophile media

Meaning of name: Petrophile is from the Greek words petros, meaning rock, and phileo, meaning to love. Media is from the Latin word medius, meaning middle, common or intermediate.

Distribution: Occurs from Perth to Beaufort Inlet.

Remarks: A shrub to 50 centimetres tall. The cream to yellow flowers are produced from September to December.

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.