Banksia laevigata subsp. fuscolutea A.S.George
Nuytsia 3:362 (1981)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 27 July 1995

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-3 m high. Fl. yellow, Dec or Jan to Feb. Yellow or brown sand, clay loam over gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Mallee, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dundas, Esperance, Kondinin, Lake Grace, Narembeen, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 100-160 mm mm long, 10-15 mm wide, hairy; petiole 15-28 mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 11-15 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), yellow, hairy. Perianth 22-29 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 30-35 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), elliptic, 10-18 mm long. Flowers in January, February or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).