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

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 18 August 2008

Non-lignotuberous shrub, to 1.5 m high, to 2 m wide. Fl. yellow & red, Jan. Sand & gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Kent.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 250-355 mm mm long, 25-28 mm wide, hairy; petiole 40-150 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided or divided to the midrib, with 9-15 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), brown; innermost bracts 12-20 mm long, hairy. Perianth 36-38 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex silky (with soft, shiny and appressed hairs), without awns; pistil 52-60 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, obovate, 16-20 mm long. Flowers in January or February. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).