Banksia foliolata (R.Br.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:68 (2007)

Conservation Code: Priority Four
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 18 August 2008

Erect or spreading, dense, non-lignotubeorus shrub, 1-2 m high. Fl. yellow-brown, Sep to Nov. Sandy soils. Rocky quartzitic slopes.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Plantagenet.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 22 September 2020

Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 130-230 mm mm long, 10-20 mm wide, hairy; petiole 5-50 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 10-35 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs) or villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), cream; innermost bracts 7-8 mm long, hairy. Perianth 17-20 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 20-24 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), oblong, 11-14 mm long. Flowers in October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).