Banksia hookeriana Meisn. Hooker's Banksia
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:119 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 27 July 1995

Much-branched, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.5-3 m high. Fl. yellow-orange, Apr to Oct. White, grey or yellow sand.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

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

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

Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 90-160 mm long, 4-6 mm wide, hairy; petiole 15-25 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, teeth pointing outwards, with 26-36 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), yellow or orange; innermost bracts 12-16 mm long, hairy. Perianth 32-36 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 39-43 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 18-20 mm long. Flowers in April, May, June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO) or Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s).