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: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 27 July 1995

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

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dandaragan, Gingin.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 20 July 2018

Shrubs, 1.5-2 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 10-15 mm 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).