Banksia verticillata R.Br. Albany Banksia
Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:207 (1810)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 1 August 1995

Non-lignotuberous shrub or tree (rarely), 1.3-6 m high. Fl. yellow-orange, Jan to Apr. Sandy loam. On or beside granite outcrops.

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, Denmark, Manjimup, Plantagenet.

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

Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate or whorled, 40-85 mm long, 7-15 mm wide, hairy; petiole 5-12 mm long; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire, the margins recurved. Inflorescences hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), yellow, hairy. Perianth 19-26 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 28-37 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), elliptic, 11-15 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March or April. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).