Banksia calophylla (R.Br.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:66 (2007)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Thursday 14 August 2008

Prostrate, spreading, lignotuberous shrub, to 0.3(-0.5) m high. Fl. yellow-brown, Oct to Dec or Jan. Rocky sandy clay, white sand with gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Jerramungup, Plantagenet.

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

Prostrate shrubs, 0.30-0.50 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 240-420 mm long, 20-55 mm wide, hairy; petiole 20-40 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 15-23 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), brown; innermost bracts 10-15 mm long, hairy. Perianth 32-40 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 30-35 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, obovate or orbicular, 9-10 mm long. Flowers in October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).