Banksia victoriae Meisn. Woolly Orange Banksia
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:119 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 1 August 1995

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

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Geraldton Hills, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Kalamunda, Northampton.

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

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).