Banksia robur Cav.

Swamp Banksia

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 6' tall and wide

Exposure: Sun


Large, stiff, serrated leaves, green, yellow mid-rib. Rusty tomentose in youth. Flowers yellow-green.

See Australian Plant Image Index for photographs.

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Published in Anales Hist. Nat. 1: 226 in 1799.

Synonym Banksia dilleniifolia Salisb. ex Knight, Banksia uncigera Salisb. ex Knight, Banksia fagifolia Hoffmanns., Banksia latifolia R.Br., Banksia macrophylla Link.


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