Common name: Hairpin Banksia
Banksia spinulosa var. collina-spinulosa intergrade APNI*
Description: Leaves narrow-linear, 1–2 mm wide, margins revolute and usually finely toothed towards apex, lower surface mostly concealed, venation not prominent.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on the coast and adjacent ranges, often in rocky sites, sometimes seasonally damp; from Sydney to Vic. border this variety is relatively uniform, between Sydney and Newcastle there is a clinal change to var. collina.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: A.S. George (1999)
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