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

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 26 May 2008

Columnar, non-lignotuberous shrub, to 1.5 m high. Fl. cream & red, Jul to Aug. Gravelly loam or sand.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dumbleyung, Katanning, Kent, Wagin, Woodanilling.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 20 July 2018

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 55-125 mm mm long, 4-10 mm wide, hairy; petiole 15-40 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with 5-12 lobes on each side, the margins recurved or revolute. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), yellow, pink or brown; innermost bracts 10-12 mm long, hairy. Perianth 14-18 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 18-22 mm long, curved, style hairy. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), ovate, 7-9 mm long. Flowers in July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).