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

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 6' wide


Prostrate form. Horizontal stems may be partly underground. Leaves long and narrow, to 12" long and 0.8" wide, blunt triangular teeth. Flowers yellow, in terminal clusters to 2" wide, red to red-brown bracts.


Published in Austral. Syst. Bot. 20(1): 69 in 2007.

Basionym Dryandra obtusa R.Br.

Native to south Western Australia.


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