Banksia solandri R.Br.
Stirling Range Banksia

Prodr. Suppl. 36 (1830)
Conservation Code
Priority Four
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.5-4 m high. Fl. red-brown/brown-purple, Sep to Dec. Rocky soils or sand over sandstone or quartzite. Rocky slopes.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 1 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1.5-3.5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 95-300 mm long, 55-90 mm wide, hairy; petiole 25-60 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth pointing outwards, with 4-8 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), yellow or brown, hairy. Perianth 13-15 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 20-28 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 10-18 mm long. Flowers in September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).

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


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains.
IBRA Subregions
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Plantagenet.