Banksia cynaroides (C.A.Gardner) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:67 (2007)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Thursday 14 August 2008

Erect, rigid, lignotuberous shrub, 0.9-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug or Dec or Jan to Feb. Gravelly sand or clay loam over laterite.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cuballing, Dumbleyung, Pingelly, Wickepin, Williams, Woodanilling.

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

Shrubs, 1.5-2 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 40-80 mm mm long, 10-16 mm wide, hairy; petiole 15-25 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with 3-10 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 15-20 mm long, hairy. Perianth 40-46 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 40-45 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), obovate, 10-13 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, April or May. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).