Banksia repens Labill.

Creeping Banksia


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Size: Prostrate to 10' spread

Description: 

Flower spikes appear to grow directly from the ground. Flowers cream to gold, spikes to 4" long. Leaves deeply lobed, prominent yellow mid-rib.

See Australian Plant Image Index for photographs.

History: 

Published in [pub;//VoyR Voy. Rech. Pérouse] 1: 412 in 1800.

Native to Australia.

Synonym Banksia polypodiifolia Salisb. ex Knight.

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