Banksia lanata A.S.George
Nuytsia 3:432-433 (1981)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 27 July 1995

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

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Three Springs.

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

Shrubs, 0.70-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 50-95 mm 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).