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Banksia integrifolia subsp. monticola K.R.Thiele, in K.R.Thiele & P.Y.Ladiges, Austral. Syst. Bot. 7: 406 (1994)

T: Mount Wilson, Blue Mtns, N.S.W., 3 Nov. 1979, A.S.George 15794 ; holo: CANB; iso: NSW, PERTH.

Illustration: A.S.George, Banksia Book 3rd edn, 51, pl. 20A (1996).

Leaves narrowly elliptic, commonly 10–13 cm long, 17–19 mm wide, acute, shining above. 

Endemic in N.S.W. between New England Natl Park and Mount Wilson in the Blue Mtns. Grows in soil derived from igneous rocks, in forest. Flowers May–July. Map 179.

N.S.W.: Gloucester Tops, SW of Gloucester Falls, 17 Apr. 1965, B.G.Briggs (NSW); Mount Wilson, Blue Mtns, E.F.Constable 19329 (NSW); Barrington Tops, A.S.George 16938 (BRI, CANB, NSW, PERTH); Point Lookout, SE of Ebor, 2 Nov. 1951, L.A.S.Johnson (NSW).

Collections from New England commonly have less acute leaves than those farther south. The perianth sometimes has a pink tinge.



Data derived from Flora of Australia Volumes 16 (1995), 17A (2000) and 17B (1999), products of ABRS, ©Commonwealth of Australia