Banksia burdettii Baker f. Burdett's Banksia
J. Bot. 72:281 (1934)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 26 July 1995

Bushy, non-lignotuberous shrub, to 4 m high. Fl. orange-yellow, Jan to May. White or yellow sand.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Moora.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Wednesday 22 June 2016

Shrubs, 2-4 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 70-170 mm long, 10-25 mm wide, 10-25 mm wide, hairy; petiole 16-35 mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 22-33 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow or orange; innermost bracts 5-7 mm long, hairy. Perianth 30-34 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 35-40 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 20-25 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, April or May. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).