Banksia sphaerocarpa var. latifolia Benth.
Fl.Austral. 5:546 (1870)

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


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Plantagenet.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 14 September 2019

Shrubs, NaN m (?) high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves sessile, alternate, 25-48 mm mm long, 1.6-2 mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), cream or yellow; innermost bracts NaN mm (?) long, hairy. Perianth 30-32 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 35-38 mm long, hooked. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic. Flowers in January (?), February (?), March (?), April (?), May (?), June (?), July (?), August (?), September (?), October (?), November (?) or December (?). Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Warren (WAR) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).