Banksia dallanneyi var. mellicula (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

Prostrate to erect, lignotuberous shrub, 0.1-0.5 m high. Fl. green-yellow/yellow-brown/yellow-red, Jun to Sep. Mainly lateritic or granitic soils.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Beverley, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Chittering, Collie, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gingin, Gosnells, Harvey, Kalamunda, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Northam, Plantagenet, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Toodyay, Wandering, West Arthur, York.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 145-250 mm mm long, 7-15 mm wide, hairy; petiole 10-20 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 25-60 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences pink; innermost bracts 10-12 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 20-35 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 30-40 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), obovate, 7-13 mm long. Flowers in July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).