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Banksia armata (R.Br.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Prickly  Dryandra
This species was previously known as Dryandra armata and grows in south west  Western Australia. There are 2 varieties:

Banksia armata var. armata
Banksia armata var. ignicida

Banksia armata (R.Br.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele var. armata
This plant is from the Strirling Ranges.

  Banksia armata var. armata Banksia armata var. armata
 
  Description:Flower and leaves Description:Flower - side view
  Location:Stirling Ranges National Park, Western Australia Location:Stirling Ranges National Park, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚27.7930S, 11803.8200E GPS coordinates:34˚27.7930S, 11803.8200E
  Date of photo:22 August 2016 Date of photo:22 August 2016
  Field No.:4434 Field No.:4434
     
  Banksia armata var. armata Banksia armata var. armata
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Stirling Ranges National Park, Western Australia Location:Stirling Ranges National Park, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚27.7930S, 11803.8200E GPS coordinates:34˚27.7930S, 11803.8200E
  Date of photo:22 August 2016 Date of photo:22 August 2016
  Field No.:4434 Field No.:4434
     
  Banksia armata var. armata Banksia armata var. armata
 
  Description:Old pods Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Stirling Ranges National Park, Western Australia Location:Stirling Ranges National Park, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚27.7930S, 11803.8200E GPS coordinates:34˚27.7930S, 11803.8200E
  Date of photo:22 August 2016 Date of photo:22 August 2016
  Field No.:4434 Field No.:4434
     

Banksia armata var. ignicida (A.S.George) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
This plant is from Thistle Cove, near Esperance.
     
  Banksia armata var. ignicida Banksia armata var. ignicida
 
Description:Flower and leaves Description:Flower and leaves
  Location:Thistle Cove, Cape Le Grand National Park, Western Australia Location:Thistle Cove, Cape Le Grand National Park, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:33˚59.9750S, 12212.3820E GPS coordinates:33˚59.9520S, 12212.3730E
  Date of photo:25 August 2016 Date of photo:11 July 2014
  Field No.:4580 Field No.:2646
     
  Banksia armata var. ignicida Banksia armata var. ignicida
 
  Description:Flower and leaves Description:Flower and leaves
  Location:Thistle Cove, Cape Le Grand National Park, Western Australia Location:Thistle Cove, Cape Le Grand National Park, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:33˚59.9520S, 12212.3730E GPS coordinates:33˚59.9520S, 12212.3730E
  Date of photo:11 July 2014 Date of photo:11 July 2014
  Field No.:2646 Field No.:2646
     
  Banksia armata var. ignicida Banksia armata var. ignicida
 
  Description:Flower and leaves Description:Plant
  Location:Thistle Cove, Cape Le Grand National Park, Western Australia Location:Thistle Cove, Cape Le Grand National Park, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:33˚59.9520S, 12212.3730E GPS coordinates:33˚59.9750S, 12212.3820E
  Date of photo:11 July 2014 Date of photo:25 August 2016
  Field No.:2646 Field No.:4580
     
References (accessed 1 September  2018):

George, A.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1999), Dryandra. Flora of Australia 17B: 292-293

Cavanagh T. & Pieroni M.,(2006), The Dryandras, 86

Mast, A.R. & Thiele, K.R. (2007), The transfer of Dryandra R.Br. to Banksia L.f. (Proteaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 20(1): 65

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/32683

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/32682

http://esperancewildflowers.blogspot.com/2012/09/banksia-armata-var-armata-prickly.html


 

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