Description Cut-leaf Banksia is a dense medium sized shrub growing to four metres in height. The leaves are wedge-shaped with truncated tips and grow to about 5cm in length. It produces cylindrical spikes of reddish brown or yellow flowers in winter and spring. The flower spikes are very long growing up to 35 cm in length. The flowers are followed by woody cones containing the seeds in follicles. The plant regenerates from seed after bush fire and does not have a lignotuber.
Height 2m - 4m
Spread 2m - 3m
Habitat grows on sandy soil on shrubland and woodland
Wildlife Interest birds, nectar
Distribution Banksia praemorsa is found on south coast of Western Australia around Albany.