Banksia bella A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Wongan Dryandra

Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:65 (2007)
Conservation Code
Priority Four
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Dense, sprawling, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-2 m high. Fl. yellow, Oct. Gravelly lateritic clay, laterite.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 18 August 2008

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1.5-2 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 75-170 mm long, 3-4 mm wide, hairy; petiole 6-15 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 20-42 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), green or yellow; innermost bracts 6-10 mm long, hairy. Perianth 20-24 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 40-45 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), orbicular, 6-8 mm long. Flowers in October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt.
IBRA Subregions
Local Government Areas (LGAs)