Desert Banksia

Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Banksia
Species: ornata
Main Flower Colour: Other

Description

Medium size rounded shrub to 2m tall. Leaves wedge shaped, wider towards the tip, with sharply serrated edges. Flower spikes up to 10cm long. Flowers grey-gren in the bud stage, opening to brownish yellow when open. Old flowers are persistent and hide the seed-bearing follicles.

Flowering start in May and ends in October.

Identification

The main flower colour is other. Serrated leaves and stocky brown-yellow flower spikes.

References

http://anpsa.org.au/b-orn.html

Created: 01 May 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 19 Mar 2015 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

MDD - Murray Darling Depression

Specifics

Little Desert NP, western Vic.

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