Banksia echinata (A.S.George) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:67 (2007)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 18 August 2008

Spreading, much-branched, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.6-3 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Nov. Gravel, sandy soils over laterite.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.

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

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 10 November 2018

Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 45-190 mm mm long, 6-17 mm wide, hairy; petiole 5-15 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with 7-28 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 9-10 mm long, hairy. Perianth 17-20 mm long, hairy or glabrous, limb apex silky (with soft, shiny and appressed hairs), without awns; pistil 21-25 mm long, straight, style hairy. Follicles hairy, pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), oblong, 6-9 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. 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).