The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Banksia kingii Jordan & Hill, 1991:505-506

King's banksia (proposed)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene



Tasmania, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Jordan, G. J. and Hill, R. S. (1991). Two new Banksia species from Pleistocene sediments in western Tasmania. Australian Systematic Botany 4(3): 499-511. [Abstract]


Other references:

Jordan, Gregory J. (1995). Early-Middle Pleistocene leaves of extinct and extant Proteaceae from western Tasmania, Australia. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 118(1): 19-35. [Abstract] [relevant reference?]

Olde, Peter M. (2017). A preliminary checklist of fossil names in extant genera of the Proteaceae. Telopea 20: 289-324.


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