Banksia victoriae Meisn.
Woolly Orange Banksia

Reference
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:119 (1855)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Non-lignotuberous shrub or tree, 2-7 m high. Fl. orange-yellow, Jan to Feb. Yellow or pale red-brown sand.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 1 August 1995
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 2.5-4 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 150-260 mm long, 15-35 mm wide, hairy; petiole 20-30 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with 12-25 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), yellow or orange, hairy. Perianth 30-38 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), without awns; pistil 40-46 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 22-28 mm long. Flowers in January or February. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Geraldton Hills, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Kalamunda, Northampton.