Banksia caleyi R.Br. Cayley's Banksia
Prodr. Suppl. 35 (1830)

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, 0.6-2 m high. Fl. red/pink & cream, Oct to Dec. White sand, gravel, sandy clay. Plains.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Jerramungup, Kent, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 80-130 mm long, 13-25 mm wide, hairy; petiole 15-25 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 9-15 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), red, hairy. Perianth 27-33 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 28-34 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), elliptic or ovate, 35-40 mm long. Flowers in October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).