Banksia nivea Labill.

Honeypot Dryandra


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 5' tall

Description: 

Linear leaves, green. Flowers cream turning brown.

A low shrub, discovered by Labillardiere on the West coast of New Holland... Leaves 5 to 9 inches long, nearly linear, deeply serrated, very cottony underneath. Bractes 1/2 shorter than the flowers. Stigma shortly conical... (Cult. Prot. - Josephia rachififolia).

Subordinate taxa: 

History: 

Published in Voy. Rech. Pérouse 1: 411 in 1800.

Native to Australia.

Synonyms Josephia rachidifolia Salisb. ex Knight., Dryandra nivea (Labill.) R.Br.

Relatives: 


Sources of Information

© 2010-12 Lisa J. Miner