Banksia concinna (R.Br.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele

Reference
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:67 (2007)
Conservation Code
Priority Four
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Erect, sparsely branched, non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-3 m high. Fl. green-yellow-cream, Aug to Nov. Rocky soils. Mountain slopes.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 14 August 2008
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 35-145 mm long, 15-30 mm wide, hairy; petiole 3-10 mm long; lamina flat, widest around the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex or teeth pointing outwards, with 7-20 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences silky (with soft, shiny and appressed hairs) or villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 6-10 mm long, hairy. Perianth 15-18 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs) or hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 15-20 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), ovate, 10-13 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Plantagenet.