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Banksia zygocephala K.R.Thiele

Nuytsia 30:209-212, Fig. 4 (2019)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Scientific Description

Shrubs; branchlets hairy, with curled hairs. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 40-160 mm long, 7-15 mm wide, hairy; petiole 7-10 mm long; lamina flat, pinnately divided, deeply divided, teeth pointing outwards, with 7-14 lobes on each side. Inflorescences villous (with soft, shaggy, weak and straight hairs), cream or yellow, hairy. Perianth 21-25 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 26-34 mm long, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), obovate. Flowers in August or September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Coorow, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Katanning, Kellerberrin, Kent, Kondinin, Merredin, Moora, Narembeen, Narrogin, Northam, Tammin, Trayning, Wickepin, Williams, Wongan-Ballidu, Woodanilling, Yilgarn.