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Banksia praemorsa Andrews
Cut-leaf Banksia

Bot.Repos. 4:Tab.258 (1802)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Non-lignotuberous shrub, to 4 m high. Fl. green-yellow/red, Jul to Oct. Sand. Dunes & sandy hills.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 1 August 1995

Scientific Description

Trees or Shrubs, 1.5-4 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 20-60 mm long, 8-20 mm wide, hairy; petiole 10-12 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 2-8 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs) or hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), yellow, hairy. Perianth 30-38 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 31-38 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, elliptic, 18-20 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)