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Banksia canei J.H.Willis

Muelleria 1:118 (1967)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status

Low, non-lignotuberous shrub, to 3 m high. Fl. yellow/pink-mauve, Jan to Jun. Loam, laterite, granite, sandstone. On slopes, in gullies, on road verges.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 25 October 1999

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1.5-2 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 30-60 mm long, 5-8 mm wide, hairy; petiole 2-3 mm long; lamina flat, widest around the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, entire or shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 2-4 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow, pink or violet, hairy. Perianth 18-22 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 20-27 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), 12-18 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May or June. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions
Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)