Banksia cuneata A.S.George Quairading Banksia
Nuytsia 3:457-460 (1981)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 26 July 1995

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

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Brookton, Bruce Rock, Cuballing, Quairading.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 10 November 2018

Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 10-40 mm 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 Declared Rare (R).