Banksia ericifolia L.f.

Suppl. Pl. 127 (1782) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

*GipP, *OtP, *VRiv.

2 subspecies. Only B. ericifolia subsp. ericifolia naturalised in Victoria. This subspecies is distinguished from B. ericifolia subsp. macrantha (A.S. George) A.S.George by the shorter perianth and pistil (to 22 mm and 35 mm long respectively), and the more prominently toothed juvenile leaves.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2016-05-24
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-06-29
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Proteanae
order Proteales
family Proteaceae
genus Banksia
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Banksia ericifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Banksia ericifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Riverina present introduced
Gippsland Plain present introduced
Otway Plain present introduced

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory