Banksia splendida subsp. macrocarpa (A.S.George) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:70 (2007)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 26 May 2008

Bushy, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow/orange-red, Jul to Aug. Lateritic gravel.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Lesueur Sandplain.

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

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 45-85 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, hairy; petiole 2-5 mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), pink; innermost bracts 30-45 mm long, hairy. Perianth 26-30 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 25-30 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), obovate, 24-25 mm long. Flowers in July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).