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

Reference
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:66 (2007)
Conservation Code
Threatened
A taxon name retains its ‘Threatened’ status until a new name has been officially endorsed and appears in the Gazettal Notice.
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Non-lignotuberous shrub, to 1 m high, to 1 m wide. Fl. orange-brown, Jun to Jul. Lateritic breakaways.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 14 August 2008
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.75-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 130-360 mm long, 35-70 mm wide, hairy; petiole 15-25 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 9-13 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, orange or brown; innermost bracts 18-30 mm long, hairy. Perianth 50-55 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex silky (with soft, shiny and appressed hairs), without awns; pistil 46-64 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous or hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), obovate, 15-17 mm long. Flowers in June or July. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Threatened (T).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains.
IBRA Subregions
Lesueur Sandplain.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Coorow, Dandaragan.