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

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 26 May 2008

Non-lignotuberous shrub, to 2.5 m high. Fl. cream-yellow, Jul to Oct. White/grey sand. Coastal limestone.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Busselton, Denmark, Manjimup, Nannup.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Wednesday 22 June 2016

Shrubs, 1.5-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves sessile, alternate, 35-65 mm long, 20-35 mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 6-9 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 10-12 mm long, hairy. Perianth 28-30 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 32-35 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), ovate, 13-14 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) or Warren (WAR) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).