Banksia praemorsa Andrews Cut-leaf Banksia
Bot.Repos. 4:Tab.258 (1802)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 1 August 1995

Non-lignotuberous shrub, to 4 m high. Fl. green-yellow/red, Jul to Oct. Sand. Dunes & sandy hills.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany.

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

Trees or Shrubs, 1.5-4 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 20-60 mm long, 8-20 mm wide, hairy; petiole 10-12 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 2-8 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs) or hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), yellow, hairy. Perianth 30-38 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 31-38 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, elliptic, 18-20 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).