Banksia occidentalis R.Br.

Red Swamp Banksia


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Tree

Size: To 23' tall

Description: 

Also as a shrub to 6' tall. Linear leaves, to 5" long, flowers red in cylindrical spies to 5.5" long and 3" wide.

History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10(1): 204 in 1810.

Native to south Western Australia.

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