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Banksia tricuspis Meisn.
Pine Banksia

Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:118 (1855)
Conservation Code
Priority Four
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Stunted tree or shrub, 1.2-4 m high, with epicormic buds. Fl. yellow-orange, Mar to Jul. Lateritic rocky soils. Sides & hilltopes, breakaway edges.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 1 August 1995

Scientific Description

Trees or Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 60-110 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, glabrous; petiole 0 mm long; lamina flat, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow, hairy. Perianth 21-24 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 34-43 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, elliptic, 15-28 mm long. Flowers in March, April, May, June or July. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s). : Conservation code Priority Four (P4).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 26 May 2023


IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains.
IBRA Subregions
Lesueur Sandplain.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Coorow, Dandaragan.