Banksia montana (A.S.George) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:68 (2007)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 18 August 2008

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

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Gnowangerup.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Wednesday 22 June 2016

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 Declared Rare (R).