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

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 26 May 2008

Ascending, lignotuberous shrub, to 1 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Oct. Gravelly loam.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Corrigin, Kondinin, Narrogin.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 10 November 2018

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 260-365 mm mm long, 40-60 mm wide, hairy; petiole 130-210 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 8-11 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 42-48 mm long, hairy. Perianth 46-48 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex silky (with soft, shiny and appressed hairs), without awns; pistil 35-42 mm long, straight or curved, style hairy. Follicles glabrous, obovate, 13-16 mm long. Flowers in September or October. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).