Banksia quercifolia R.Br. Oak-leaved Banksia
Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:210 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 1 August 1995

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.6-3 m high. Fl. yellow/orange/brown, Mar to Nov. White-grey or peaty sand. Swamp edges, depressions, seasonally wet flats.

Distribution

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, Cranbrook, Denmark, Manjimup, Plantagenet.

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

Shrubs, 1.5-2.5 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 60-120 mm mm long, 25-35 mm wide, hairy; petiole 18-35 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex or teeth pointing outwards, with 6-8 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), yellow, orange or brown; innermost bracts 6-8 mm long, hairy. Perianth 17-19 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), awned; pistil 18-20 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 15-20 mm long. Flowers in March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).