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Banksia prolata subsp. calcicola
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Banksia
Species:
Subspecies:
B. p. subsp. calcicola
Trinomial name
Banksia prolata subsp. calcicola
(A.S.George) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Synonyms
  • Dryandra longifolia subsp. calcicola A.S.George

Banksia prolata subsp. calcicola is a subspecies of Banksia prolata. It was known as Dryandra longifolia subsp. calcicola until 2007, when Austin Mast and Kevin Thiele sunk all Dryandra into Banksia. Since the name Banksia longifolia had already been used, Mast and Thiele had to choose a new specific epithet for D. longifolia and hence for this subspecies of it. As with other members of Banksia ser. Dryandra, it is endemic to the South West Botanical Province of Western Australia.

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