Banksia gardneri var. brevidentata A.S.George
Nuytsia 3:372 (1981)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 26 July 1995

Prostrate shrub, ca 0.2 m high, leaves deep green above, shortly dentate (teeth 2-5 mm long). Fl. orange-brown-red, Apr to Jul. White sand, loam. Often with schistose rocks, on lateritic slopes.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Denmark, Gnowangerup, Plantagenet.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 10 November 2018

Prostrate shrubs, NaN m (?) high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 170-340 mm mm long, 20-40 mm wide, hairy; petiole 60-125 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth pointing outwards, the margins flat. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs) or hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), orange, red or brown; innermost bracts 10-12 mm long, hairy. Perianth 15-18 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 18-21 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 25-32 mm long. Flowers in April, May, June or July. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).