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Banksia nutans var. cernuella A.S.George

Nuytsia 3:452 (1981)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. pink-purple/purple-brown, Jan to Apr. White or grey sand. Often in depressions.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 31 July 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 8-35 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, glabrous; petiole 1-1.5 mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), pink or brown; innermost bracts 3-4 mm long, hairy. Perianth 20-28 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 22-31 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, elliptic or oblong, 18-40 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March or April. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Katanning, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Plantagenet, Woodanilling.