Banksia cuneata A.S.George
Quairading Banksia

Nuytsia 3:457-460 (1981)
Conservation Code
A taxon name retains its ‘Threatened’ status until a new name has been officially endorsed and appears in the Gazettal Notice.
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Non-lignotuberous, small tree or shrub, 2-4 m high. Fl. pink/pink & cream & yellow, Sep to Dec. Grey, yellow or yellow-brown sand.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 26 July 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 10-40 mm long, 9-20 mm wide, hairy; petiole 0 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 2-5 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), cream, yellow or pink; innermost bracts 4-6 mm long, hairy. Perianth 22-25 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 23-25 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), ovate, 17-21 mm long. Flowers in September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Threatened (T).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Merredin.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Brookton, Bruce Rock, Cuballing, Quairading.