Banksia falcata (R.Br.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele

Prickly Dryandra


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 8' tall

Description: 

Upright form. Stiff leaves with pointed lobes and prominent midrib, to 3" long. Yellow to orange flowers in spherical inflorescenses, terminal.

History: 

Published in Austral. Syst. Bot. 20(1): 67 in 2007.

Basionym Dryandra falcata R.Br.

Native to Western Australia.

"falcis" = sickle (Latin) referring to the shape of the leaf lobes.

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