Banksia laricina C.A.Gardner
Rose Banksia

J.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 47:57 (1964)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-2 m high. Fl. yellow, Apr to Jul. White or grey sand. Flats or slight depressions.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 27 July 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1.5-2 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 10-15 mm long, 1-1.2 mm wide, glabrous; petiole 1.2-1.5 mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins recurved or revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow or pink, hairy. Perianth 18-20 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 24-30 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), elliptic, 22-30 mm long. Flowers in April, May, June or July. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Dandaragan, Gingin.