Banksia oligantha A.S.George Wagin Banksia
Nuytsia 6: 312-313, Fig.2 (1988)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 1 August 1995

Non-lignotuberous shrub, to 3 m high. Fl. red & cream/orange-brown, Oct to Nov. Yellow or yellow-brown sand.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Kojonup, Narrogin, Wagin, Wickepin.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Saturday 21 November 2020

Shrubs, 2-3.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 20-40 mm long, 10-20 mm wide, hairy; petiole 10-15 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth pointing outwards, with 3-6 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 3-5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 17-19 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 20-22 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), ovate, 14-19 mm long. Flowers in October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Threatened (T).