Banksia burdettii Baker f.
Burdett's Banksia

Reference
J. Bot. 72:281 (1934)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

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

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 26 July 1995
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Scientific Description

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).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 21 November 2020

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Moora, Victoria Plains.