Banksia rosserae Olde & Marriott

Reference
Nuytsia 15:88-91,Fig.1 (2002)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Multi-stemmed, open-branched, lignotuberous shrub, to 3 m high, with papery bark around the base of the stems. Fl. yellow, Jul to Oct. Deep yellow sand, laterite. Plains.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 5 May 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 2.5-3 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 50-120 mm long, 5-12 mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth pointing outwards, the margins flat. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), yellow, hairy. Perianth 30-32 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 30-33 mm long, curved, style hairy. Follicles 10-22 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Murchison (MUR) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority One (P1).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Murchison.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Murchison.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Mount Magnet.