Banksia menziesii R.Br.

Firewood Banksia, Menzies' Banksia

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Tree

Size: To 33' tall


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.


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

Native to Western Australia.


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