Banksia menziesii R.Br.

Firewood Banksia, Menzies' Banksia


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Tree

Size: To 33' tall

Description: 

Oblong leaves, dark green, toothed, to 10" long and 1.5" wide. Red to orange flowers on spikes, terminal, acorn shaped, to 5" long and 3" wide. Highly ornamental.

History: 

Published in Suppl. Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. 36 in 1830.

Native to Western Australia.

Relatives: 


Sources of Information

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