Banksia tricuspis Meisn. Pine Banksia
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:118 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 1 August 1995

Stunted tree or shrub, 1.2-4 m high, with epicormic buds. Fl. yellow-orange, Mar to Jul. Lateritic rocky soils. Sides & hilltopes, breakaway edges.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow, Dandaragan.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Trees or Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 60-110 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, glabrous; petiole 0 mm long; lamina flat, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow, hairy. Perianth 21-24 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 34-43 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, elliptic, 15-28 mm long. Flowers in March, April, May, June or July. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).