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

Reference
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:68 (2007)
Conservation Code
Threatened
A taxon name retains its ‘Threatened’ status until a new name has been officially endorsed and appears in the Gazettal Notice.
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Erect, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.9-2.5 m high. Fl. yellow-orange, Jan to Feb. Sandy clay, rocky soils.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 18 August 2008
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-2.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 60-225 mm long, 9-12 mm wide, hairy; petiole 5-30 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided or divided to the midrib, with 22-52 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 13-15 mm long, hairy. Perianth 17-20 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 25-30 mm long, curved, style hairy. Follicles hairy, pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), ovate, 9-11 mm long. Flowers in January. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Threatened (T).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Gnowangerup.