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.

Australia Native - Flannel flower.

Australia Native - Flannel flower.

Telopea speciosissima - New South Wales Waratah. Photographed in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney Australia, along the Grand Canyon Loop Trail.

Telopea speciosissima - New South Wales Waratah. Photographed in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney Australia, along the Grand Canyon Loop Trail.

Sturt's Desert Pea ~ State flower of South Australia.

Sturt's Desert Pea ~ State flower of South Australia.

Blood-red Waratah by Renee Hubbard Fine Art Photography  Australian Flora

Blood-red Waratah by Renee Hubbard Fine Art Photography Australian Flora

Wildflowers of Western Australia - Australian Geographic..Banksia

Wildflowers of Western Australia - Australian Geographic..Banksia

cc Telopea White Shady Lady, White Waratah, Aust. native

cc Telopea White Shady Lady, White Waratah, Aust. native

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Banksia prionotes • Australian Native Plants Nursery • Plants • 800.701.6517

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Banksia prionotes • Australian Native Plants Nursery • Plants • 800.701.6517

✿ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃•Aussiegirl Native banksia flower,

✿ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃•Aussiegirl Native banksia flower,


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Cool looking plant (Banksia)

Cool looking plant (Banksia)

Red Flowering Gum | Flickr  Brett & Donna Symons

Red Flowering Gum | Flickr Brett & Donna Symons

Gum blossom

Gum blossom

All sizes | Gum Blossoms | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

All sizes | Gum Blossoms | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Pincushion Protea (Leucospermum 'Scarlet Ribbon') | Laura West

Pincushion Protea (Leucospermum 'Scarlet Ribbon') | Laura West

Love Grevillea Flowers!

Love Grevillea Flowers!

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Banksia: Photo by Photographer Jenny Ross

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Eucalyptus ficifolia:  Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The garden supports a living collection of around 74,000 individual plants arranged in 40 hectares of themed sections. It is the largest scientific collection of Australian native plants in which the collection originates from plants sourced from the wild, accompanied by herbarium specimens for taxonomic study.

Eucalyptus ficifolia: Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The garden supports a living collection of around 74,000 individual plants arranged in 40 hectares of themed sections. It is the largest scientific collection of Australian native plants in which the collection originates from plants sourced from the wild, accompanied by herbarium specimens for taxonomic study.

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