Banksia shuttleworthiana (Meisn.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Bearded Dryandra

Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:70 (2007)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Low, spreading, lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. cream-brown-purple, Jun to Sep or Dec or Jan. Grey or yellow sand, often over laterite, lateritic gravel.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 26 May 2008

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-3 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 55-110 mm long, 4-7 mm wide, hairy; petiole 5-8 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 15-42 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), cream or purple; innermost bracts 28-30 mm long, hairy. Perianth 26-32 mm long, hairy, with a few scattered hairs, without awns; pistil 28-32 mm long, straight, style hairy. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), obovate, 16-24 mm long. Flowers in July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Mingenew, Moora, Three Springs, Victoria Plains.