Banksia pellaeifolia A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:65 (2007)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 26 May 2008

Prostrate, lignotuberous shrub, to 0.4 m high. Fl. yellow-brown, May to Aug. Sandy & loamy soils, rocky soils.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Williams.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 30 November 2019

Shrubs, 0.25-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 270-400 mm mm long, 40-130 mm wide, hairy; petiole 20-45 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 17-30 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), cream, pink or brown; innermost bracts 25-30 mm long, hairy. Perianth 45-48 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 35-50 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), obovate, 18-19 mm long. Flowers in June or 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).