Banksia catoglypta (A.S.George) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:66 (2007)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Thursday 14 August 2008

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


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow, Dandaragan.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 7 April 2018

Shrubs, 0.75-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 130-360 mm 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).