May 2021 – Banksia

image Karlo Taliana from Australian Plants Society NSW KINGDOM: Plantae ORDER: Proteales FAMILY: Proteaceae TRIBE: Bansieae GENUS: Banksia The Proteaceae family has around 170 species and Banksia is one of those. These Australian natives are easily recognised by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting ‘cones’. They range in size from prostrate woody shrubs to trees […]