Banksia speciosa R.Br.

Showy Banksia, Ricrac Banksia


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 13' tall or larger

Description: 

Shrub to small tree. Linear leaves in small triangular lobes, white below. Ovoid inflorescenes with cream to pale yellow flowers.

History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10(1): 210 in 1810.

Native to south Western Australia.

Also published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 20: 1728 in 1835 and Bot. Mag. 58: 3052 in 1831.

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