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Banksia oligantha A.S.George
Wagin Banksia

Nuytsia 6: 312-313, Fig.2 (1988)
Conservation Code
A taxon name retains its ‘Threatened’ status until a new name has been officially endorsed and appears in the Gazettal Notice.
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Non-lignotuberous shrub, to 3 m high. Fl. red & cream/orange-brown, Oct to Nov. Yellow or yellow-brown sand.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 1 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 2-3.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 20-40 mm long, 10-20 mm wide, hairy; petiole 10-15 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth pointing outwards, with 3-6 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 3-5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 17-19 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 20-22 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), ovate, 14-19 mm long. Flowers in October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). : Conservation code Threatened (T).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 19 January 2024


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Kojonup, Narrogin, Perth, Wagin, Wickepin.