Banksia rufa subsp. tutanningensis (A.S.George) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:69 (2007)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 26 May 2008

Bushy, erect, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.5-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow-orange, Sep to Oct. Lateritic rises.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Pingelly, Quairading.

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

Shrubs, 0.50-0.70 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 180-390 mm mm long, 15-25 mm wide, hairy; petiole 65-240 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, entire or deeply divided, with 18-24 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 55-57 mm long, hairy. Perianth 45-50 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), without awns; pistil 55-66 mm long, straight or curved, style hairy. Follicles glabrous, obovate, 13-16 mm long. Flowers in October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Presumed Extinct (X).