Hairpin Banksia

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

Description

Flowers full of nectar are a favourite of birds and insects. A compact shrub to 2m. Leaves with short teeth at the end. Flower spikes up to to 15cm long. Flowers orange with dark coloured style with a hooked end when fully open.

Flowering start in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is orange. Dark coloured styles and large flower spike. Leaves with just a few teeth.

Uses

Good source of nectar for birds and insects.

References

Flowers and Plants of NSW and Southern Queensland. Rotherham, Briggs, Blaxell and Carolin.

Created: 18 Feb 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 03 Jun 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

NET - New England Tablelands

Specifics

Girraween NP, SE Qld.

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