Banksia grossa A.S.George
Nuytsia 3:426-429 (1981)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 27 July 1995

Multi-stemmed, lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-1 m high. Fl. yellow-brown/orange-brown-red, Mar to Sep. White, grey or yellow sand, lateritic gravel.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 25-100 mm long, 1.5-2.5 mm wide, glabrous; petiole 0 mm long; lamina flat, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow or orange, hairy. Perianth 35-37 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 37-49 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 25-35 mm long. Flowers in March, April, May, June, July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).