Banksia porrecta (A.S.George) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele

Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:69 (2007)
Conservation Code
Priority Four
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Prostrate, sprawling, mat-forming, lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-0.35 m high, 0.6-4 m wide. Fl. white-cream, Jul to Aug. White/grey sand, sandy loam.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 18 August 2008

Scientific Description

Prostrate shrubs, 0.30-0.40 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 150-350 mm long, 20-30 mm wide, hairy; petiole 20-35 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 30-40 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 25-35 mm long, hairy. Perianth 37-40 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 37-40 mm long, straight or curved, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, obovate, 11-15 mm long. Flowers in July. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Katanning, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Broomehill-Tambellup, Cranbrook, Denmark, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Katanning, Kent, Kojonup, Lake Grace, Manjimup, Narrogin, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, West Arthur, Woodanilling.