Banksia lanata A.S.George

Reference
Nuytsia 3:432-433 (1981)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.5-1.5 m high. Fl. cream/brown, Oct to Dec or Jan. White or grey sand sometimes over laterite.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 27 July 1995
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.70-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 50-95 mm long, 1-1.3 mm wide, hairy; petiole 0 mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), cream, brown or purple, hairy. Perianth 31-41 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 44-51 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 12-30 mm long. Flowers in January, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains.
IBRA Subregions
Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Three Springs.