Banksia purdieana (Diels) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:69 (2007)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 18 August 2008

Erect, dense, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-2 m high, to 3 m wide. Fl. yellow, Jul to Sep. Sand, clay over laterite.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Saturday 21 November 2020

Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 50-105 mm long, 18-28 mm wide, hairy; petiole 7-25 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with 4-7 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 15-18 mm long, hairy. Perianth 22-26 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 25-32 mm long, curved, style hairy. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), ovate, 8-11 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).