Australian Native Plants

  Banksia dallanneyi (Couch Honeypot)


Banksia dallanneyi photo
Banksia dallanneyi (Dryanadra lindleyana) at Cottonwood Cresent Reserve, Dianella, Western Australia

Photograph by MainlandQuokka. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Banksia dallanneyi photo
believed to be Banksia dallanneyi, previously Dryandra lindleyana.

Photograph by Ilena from Perth, Australia. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




COUCH HONEYPOT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Banksia dallanneyi in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Couch Honeypot

Description
Banksia dallanneyi is a prostrate shrub growing to about 50 cm in height and often spreads with underground branches. It has long narrow leaves up to 20cm in length. The leaves are deeply serrated in triangular lobes almost to the mid rib. The cup-shaped flower clusters are orange brown and about 5 cm in diameter. It used to be known as Dryandra lindleyana before the Dryandras wee grouped with the Banksias in2007. Since there was already a plant known as Banksia lindleyana it was given the species name of dallanneyi which is an anagram of lindleyana.

Height
0.5m

Spread
2m

Habitat
grows in a variety of habitats

Distribution
found in the south west corner of Western Australia



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Banksia
Species:dallanneyi
Common Name:Couch Honeypot


Relatives in same Genus
  Banksia aculeata
  Banksia aemula
  Banksia anatona
  Banksia ashbyi
  Banksia attenuata
  Banksia audax
  Banksia baueri
  Banksia baxteri
  Banksia benthamiana
  Banksia blechnifolia
  Banksia brownii
  Banksia burdettii
  Banksia caleyi
  Banksia candolleana
  Banksia canei
  Banksia carlinoides
  Banksia chamaephyton
  Banksia coccinea
  Banksia conferta ssp conferta
  Banksia conferta ssp penicillata
  Banksia cuneata
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