Banksia hewardiana (Meisn.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele

Reference
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:68 (2007)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Open, non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-5 m high. Fl. yellow/cream-yellow, Jul to Nov. Sand to gravel, laterite.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 18 August 2008
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 40-165 mm long, 10-24 mm wide, hairy; petiole 7-15 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with 5-10 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 10-12 mm long, hairy. Perianth 18-24 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 20-26 mm long, straight, style hairy. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), obovate, 8-10 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Chittering, Dandaragan, Gingin, Irwin, Moora, Northam, Victoria Plains, York.