Banksia aculeata A.S.George (1981:386)

Prickly banksia



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1829-1863 (Collins et al., 2009:12)

Rediscovered in 1964 by Fred Humphreys (Collins et al., 2009:19)


Distribution & Habitat

south-west Western Australia, Australia


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

George, Alexander S. (1981). The Genus Banksia L.f. (Proteaceae). Nuytsia 3(3): 239-473 [386-389].


Other references:

Cochrane, Anne. (2016). Can sensitivity to temperature during germination help predict global warming vulnerability? Seed Science Research 26(1): 14-29.

Collins, Kevin, Collins, Kathy and George, Alexander S. (2009). Banksias. Melbourne: Bloomings Books Pty Ltd. vii + 376 pp. [p. 12, 19, 139-140 (profile)]

George, Alexander S. (1987). The Banksia Book (Second Edition). Kenthurst, New South Wales: Kangaroo Press (in association with the Society for Growing Australian Plants).

George, Alexander S. (1999). 45. Banksia, pp. 175-251 [223,225]. In: Wilson, Annette J. G. (ed.). Flora of Australia Volume 17B, Proteaceae 3 Hakea to Dryandra. Melbourne: ABRS/CSIRO Australia. xviii + 416 pp. 

Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.


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