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

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

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 26 May 2008

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.25-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 270-400 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).

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, 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.