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

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

Tufted, non-lignotuberous shrub, to 0.5(-0.7) m high. Fl. white/cream & red, Aug. Sandy loam over gravel.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 18 August 2008

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.30-0.50 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 260-390 mm long, 12-55 mm wide, hairy; petiole 50-110 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 24-29 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), white or red; innermost bracts 35-40 mm long, hairy. Perianth 40-44 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 35-41 mm long, straight, style hairy. Follicles glabrous, obovate, 12-13 mm long. Flowers in August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).

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


IBRA Regions
IBRA Subregions
Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Lake Grace.