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

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 27 July 1995

Prostrate shrub, to 0.35 m high, leaves pale green, pinnatipartite (lobes 0.5-2.5 cm long). Fl. brown & pink, Jun to Aug. Sand or sandy loam, usually over laterite.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Recherche.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Jerramungup, Kulin, Ravensthorpe, Wickepin.

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

Prostrate shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 250-360 mm mm long, 20-35 mm wide, hairy; petiole 75-100 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with 13-18 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs) or hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), pink or brown; innermost bracts 10-12 mm long, hairy. Perianth 23-28 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 22-30 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 25-32 mm long. Flowers in July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).