Banksia candolleana Meisn. Propeller Banksia
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:118 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 26 July 1995

Lignotuberous shrub, 0.5-1.3(-4) m high, up to 2.5 m wide. Fl. yellow-orange, Apr to Jul. White, grey, yellow or brown sand, lateritic gravel.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Irwin, Three Springs.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 20 July 2018

Shrubs, 1.5-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 150-300 mm mm long, 10-20 mm wide, hairy; petiole 10-20 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 33-44 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow or orange, hairy. Perianth 15-18 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 26-34 mm long, curved, style hairy. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), obovate, 20-65 mm long. Flowers in April, May, June or July. 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).