Firewood Banksia

Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Banksia
Species: menziesii
Main Flower Colour: Orange

Description

Small gnarled tree to about 6m. Leaves up to 20cm long, toothed. Large flowerhead up to 15cm long and 8-10cm in diameter. Infloresence is a deep pink before flowers open when they are orange. Old flower heads remain on plant with occasional distinctly marked seed capsules.

Flowering start in July.

Identification

The main flower colour is orange. Long toothed leaves, pink and orange flower heads.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/1834

Created: 10 Feb 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

GES - Geraldton Sandplains

Specifics

Lesueuer NP, WA

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