Banksia - These Australian wildflowers and popular garden plants are easily recognized by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads.

Banksia - These Australian wildflowers and popular garden plants are easily recognized by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads.

vintage Botanical flower print Australian Wild Flowers Banksia Bottlebrush Grevilea flower art illustration. $17.95, via Etsy.

vintage Botanical flower print Australian Wild Flowers Banksia Bottlebrush Grevilea flower art illustration

vintage Botanical flower print Australian Wild Flowers Banksia Bottlebrush Grevilea flower art illustration. $17.95, via Etsy.

Banksia is a genus of around 170 species in the plant family Proteaceae. An Australian wildflower easily recognized by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting cones" and heads. Despite the large number of flowers per inflorescence, only a few of them ever develop fruit. The fruit of Banksia is a woody follicle embedded in the axis of the inflorescence. These consist of two horizontal valves that tightly enclose the seeds.

Banksia is a genus of around 170 species in the plant family Proteaceae. An Australian wildflower easily recognized by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting cones" and heads. Despite the large number of flowers per inflorescence, only a few of them ever develop fruit. The fruit of Banksia is a woody follicle embedded in the axis of the inflorescence. These consist of two horizontal valves that tightly enclose the seeds.

Hakea francisiana (Syn - Hakea coriacea) - Cork Tree, Bottlebrush Hakea, Pink Spike Hakea - © All Rights Reserved - Black Diamond Images

Hakea francisiana (Syn - Hakea coriacea) - Cork Tree, Bottlebrush Hakea, Pink Spike Hakea - © All Rights Reserved - Black Diamond Images

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