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.

Click here www.theshortcollection.com.au/Australian-Flowers for information on the Australian Wild Gum Blossom. Buy a Handmade greeting card with this photo for just $4.50 delivered.

Click here www.theshortcollection.com.au/Australian-Flowers for information on the Australian Wild Gum Blossom. Buy a Handmade greeting card with this photo for just $4.50 delivered.

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

Common Brown Pea (Bossiaea eriocarpa). There are so many species of wild pea flowers in Australia. The plant was growing in a sandy area beside the Brand Highway (Route 1) north of Perth in Western Australia.

Common Brown Pea (Bossiaea eriocarpa). There are so many species of wild pea flowers in Australia. The plant was growing in a sandy area beside the Brand Highway (Route 1) north of Perth in Western Australia.

Darwinia chapmaniana: An endangered plant native to Australia. Photo by Clare Snow. Posted on Garden Design by Caroline Mullet FB page.

Darwinia chapmaniana: An endangered plant native to Australia. Photo by Clare Snow. Posted on Garden Design by Caroline Mullet FB page.


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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

Click here www.theshortcollection.com.au/Australian-Flowers for information on the Australian Wild Gum Blossom. Buy a Handmade greeting card with this photo for just $4.50 delivered.

Click here www.theshortcollection.com.au/Australian-Flowers for information on the Australian Wild Gum Blossom. Buy a Handmade greeting card with this photo for just $4.50 delivered.

The spent flower of a common coastal tree in Australia, Banksia Serrata. Setting seed.

The spent flower of a common coastal tree in Australia, Banksia Serrata. Setting seed.

Banksia integrifolia with new seedpods

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Burnt Banksia pods

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Banksia menziesii

To my utter delight, the seed capsules and supporting structure had this amazing fuzzy patterned thing going on.

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