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

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

Bushy, lignotuberous shrub, to 1 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Sep. Gravelly lateritic soils.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow, Dandaragan.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 45-100 mm long, 7-15 mm wide, hairy; petiole 8-10 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with 12-25 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences silky (with soft, shiny and appressed hairs), pink; innermost bracts 15-24 mm long, hairy. Perianth 18-23 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 22-25 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 Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).