Banksia serratuloides (Meisn.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele subsp. serratuloides

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 26 May 2008

Low, bushy, lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Sep. Loam or clay loam over laterite, sandy gravel.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Victoria Plains.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 30-50 mm long, 7-17 mm wide, hairy; petiole 5-15 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 6-10 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences silky (with soft, shiny and appressed hairs), pink; innermost bracts 8-13 mm long, hairy. Perianth 19-23 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 25-29 mm long, curved, style hairy. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 5-6 mm long. Flowers in July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).