Banksia scabrella A.S.George Burma Road Banksia
Nuytsia 3:433-436 (1981)

Conservation Code: Priority Four
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 1 August 1995

Much-branched, lignotuberous shrub, 0.6-2 m high. Fl. yellow & cream & purple, Sep to Dec or Jan. White, grey or yellow sand, sometimes with lateritic gravel. Sandplains, lateritic ridges.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Three Springs.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1.75 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 15-75 mm mm long, 1 mm wide, hairy; petiole 1.5-2 mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow or violet, hairy. Perianth 23-35 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 30-46 mm long, hooked, style hairy. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic. Flowers in January, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).