Banksia stenoprion (Meisn.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:70 (2007)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 26 May 2008

Prostrate, lignotuberous shrub, to 0.2 m high. Fl. yellow-cream-pink, Jun to Sep. Sandy gravelly soils over laterite.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow, Dandaragan, Victoria Plains.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 10 November 2018

Shrubs, 0.30-0.40 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 150-280 mm mm long, 3-9 mm wide, hairy; petiole 10-30 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 50-85 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), yellow or purple; innermost bracts 25-27 mm long, hairy. Perianth 28-35 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 38-41 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, obovate, 12-15 mm long. Flowers in June, July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).