Banksia nutans var. cernuella A.S.George
Nuytsia 3:452 (1981)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 31 July 1995

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. pink-purple/purple-brown, Jan to Apr. White or grey sand. Often in depressions.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Plantagenet, Woodanilling.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 8-35 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, glabrous; petiole 1-1.5 mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), pink or brown; innermost bracts 3-4 mm long, hairy. Perianth 20-28 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 22-31 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, elliptic or oblong, 18-40 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March or April. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).