Banksia lemanniana Meisn. Lemann's Banksia
A.DC., Prodr. 14:462 (1856)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 27 July 1995

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-5 m high. Fl. yellow/green-yellow, Sep to Dec or Jan to Mar. Rocky soils (quartizte, laterite, sandstone), loam. Plains, hillsides.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Recherche, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Ravensthorpe.

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

Trees or Shrubs, 1-4 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 40-85 mm mm long, 17-33 mm wide, hairy; petiole 16-20 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 8-17 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs) or hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), green or yellow; innermost bracts 2-3.5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 32-42 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 35-43 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), orbicular or oblong, 30-45 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).