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

Reference
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:68 (2007)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Prostrate, lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-0.3 m high. Fl. red-pink-cream, Oct to Nov. Gravelly sand or sandy loam.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 18 August 2008
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Scientific Description

Prostrate shrubs, 0.50-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 140-390 mm long, 20-70 mm wide, hairy; petiole 30-40 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 15-25 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), pink; innermost bracts 13-15 mm long, hairy. Perianth 32-34 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 31-33 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, obovate, 10-15 mm long. Flowers in October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority One (P1).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Cranbrook, Woodanilling.