Banksia telmatiaea A.S.George Swamp Fox Banksia
Nuytsia 3:436-440 (1981)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 1 August 1995

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.5-2 m high. Fl. yellow-orange/brown, Apr to Aug or Oct. Grey sand, sandy clay. Winter-wet areas, swamps.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Belmont, Canning, Chittering, Cockburn, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Wandering.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Wednesday 22 June 2016

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 15-55 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, glabrous; petiole 1.5-3 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 brown, hairy. Perianth 18-25 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 23-34 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), elliptic, 12-20 mm long. Flowers in April, May, June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).