Banksia fuscobractea (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, prickly, non-lignotuberous shrub, ca 1 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Oct. Lateritic gravel, grey sand over laterite.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dandaragan, Victoria Plains.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 40-90 mm long, 10-30 mm wide, hairy; petiole 5-10 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 4-9 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), cream or yellow; innermost bracts 7-13 mm long, hairy. Perianth 18-23 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 22-26 mm long, straight or curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), obovate, 9-12 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).