Banksia tridentata (Meisn.) B.D.Jacks. Yellow Honeypot
Index Kew. 1 (1895)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 26 May 2008

Low, open, lignotuberous shrub, 0.15-0.5 m high. Fl. green-yellow, Aug to Oct. White or grey sand.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Irwin, Three Springs.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 11 February 2020

Shrubs, 0.20-0.40 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 20-45 mm mm long, 2.5-5 mm wide, glabrous; petiole 1-3 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, divided only at the apex, entire or shallowly divided, with 2-3 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 15-17 mm long, hairy. Perianth 23-27 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 33-38 mm long, straight or curved, style hairy. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 11-15 mm long. Flowers in August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s).