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

Reference
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:67 (2007)
Conservation Code
Priority Three
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Columnar, non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-2.5 m high. Fl. cream-yellow, May to Aug. Lateritic clay, sand over laterite.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 18 August 2008
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-2.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 85-170 mm long, 5-10 mm wide, hairy; petiole 10-40 mm long; lamina flat, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with 5-17 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences silky (with soft, shiny and appressed hairs) or villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), cream or yellow; innermost bracts 12-14 mm long, hairy. Perianth 18-22 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 23-31 mm long, curved, style hairy. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), obovate, 6-9 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Merredin, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Corrigin, Dumbleyung, Kent, Kulin, Lake Grace, Narrogin, Wickepin.