Banksia ilicifolia R.Br.

Holly-leaved Banksia


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Tree

Size: To 33' tall

Description: 

Dense shrub to small tree. Flowers in cone-shaped clusters, terminal, 2" diameter, cream and pink aging to red. Serrated prickly leaves, stiff, to 5" long and 1.25" wide.

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History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10(1): 211 in 1810.

Synonym Banksia aquifolia Lindl.

Native to south west Australia.

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