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

Showy Dryandra

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 8' tall and 6' wide


Linear leaves, toothed to the midrib, to 7" long and 1/2" wide, triangular lobes. Flowers yellow to orange, inflorescences spherical, terminal, to 4" diameter.


Published in Austral. Syst. Bot. 20(1): 68 in 2007.

Basionym Dryandra formosa R.Br.

Native to Western Australia.


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