Banksia carlinoides (Meisn.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Pink Dryandra

Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:66 (2007)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Rounded, compact, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1.2 m high. Fl. white & cream & pink, Aug to Nov. Sand or clay loam, lateritic gravel.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 14 August 2008

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.35-1 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 20-35 mm long, 3-9 mm wide, hairy; petiole 1-2 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, tripartitely divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 3-4 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), white, cream or pink; innermost bracts 8-13 mm long, hairy. Perianth 10-20 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 16-23 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous or hairy, pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), elliptic, 8-11 mm long. Flowers in September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Moora, Three Springs, Victoria Plains.