Banksia undata A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele var. undata

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Mixed (Native in Part of Range, Naturalised Elsewhere)
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 26 May 2008

Erect, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.9-3 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Oct. Laterite, clay, granite.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Beverley, Kalamunda, Mundaring, Murray, Nedlands, Northam, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Wandering, York.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 1.5-2.5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves sessile, alternate, 40-95 mm mm long, 20-50 mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 7-15 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow or pink; innermost bracts 15-18 mm long, hairy. Perianth 18-30 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 30-42 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), obovate, 12-15 mm long. Flowers in September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).