Banksia anatona (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, Monday 26 May 2008

Upright, non-lignotuberous shrub, to 5 m high. Fl. yellow, Jan to Mar. Grey sand over gravelly shale, rocky silty clay loam. Lower slopes of ranges.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald.

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

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Wednesday 22 June 2016

Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 35-75 mm long, 8-22 mm wide, hairy; petiole 7-14 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with 7-12 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 10-12 mm long, hairy. Perianth 40-45 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 45-52 mm long, curved, style hairy. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), obovate, 23-24 mm long. Flowers in January. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).