Banksia glaucifolia A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:65 (2007)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 18 August 2008

Erect, prickly, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.5-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Oct. Grey sand & lateritic rocks.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Three Springs.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 14 September 2019

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 45-75 mm mm long, 15-30 mm wide, hairy; petiole 10-15 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex or teeth pointing outwards, with 6-13 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences silky (with soft, shiny and appressed hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 8-12 mm long, hairy. Perianth 28-32 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 30-32 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), ovate, 5-7 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s).