Banksia dryandroides Sweet Dryandra-leaved Banksia
Hort.Brit. 56 (1828)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 26 July 1995

Intricately branched, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-1 m high, to 1.5 m wide. Fl. brown/orange-yellow, Sep to Dec or Jan. Grey sand, sandy loam over gravel. Low-lying flats.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

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

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

Shrubs, 0.50-0.70 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 30-120 mm long, 6-10 mm wide, hairy; petiole 0.5-1 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 10-28 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), yellow, orange or brown; innermost bracts 4-7 mm long, hairy. Perianth 12-15 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), without awns; pistil 12-15 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 15-30 mm long. Flowers in January, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).