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

Reference
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:67 (2007)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

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

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 18 August 2008
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 45-190 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).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Chittering, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Victoria Plains.