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


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 40" tall

Description: 

Sprawling form. Green to blue-green leaves, to 4" long and 3/4" wide, deeply lobed but much more delicate and fine textured than most species. Yellow flowers in spherical clusters to 1.5" diameter, terminal or in leaf axils.

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History: 

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

Basionym Dryandra fraseri R.Br.

Native to Western Australia.

Named for Charles Fraser, the first superintendent of the Sydney Botanical Gardens.

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