Banksia densa var. parva (A.S.George) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:67 (2007)

Conservation Code: Priority Four
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Thursday 14 August 2008

Columnar shrub, 0.7-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Jun to Aug. Gravelly clay loam, sandy loam, white sand.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Kent, Plantagenet.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 10 November 2018

Shrubs, 0.7-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 60-120 mm mm long, 7-15 mm wide, hairy; petiole 10-15 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided or divided to the midrib, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 8-16 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences silky (with soft, shiny and appressed hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 10-12 mm long, hairy. Perianth 15-18 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 16-25 mm long, curved, style hairy. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), obovate, 9-13 mm long. Flowers in June, July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).