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Banksia sect. Banksia

Banksia L.f. sect. Banksia

Leaves flat, rarely channelled below; margins recurved or flat. Development of inflorescence usually acropetal. Pistil straight or curved, or in some taxa kinked or S-shaped below apex, never hooked; pollen presenter erect; pollen ovoid, crescent-shaped or cylindrical. Follicles with or without a split from stylar point. Cotyledons commonly broadly obovate or cuneate, sometimes emarginate or crenulate. 

A section of nine series and 50 species, occurring throughout the geographic range of the genus.

ser. Salicinae

ser. Grandes

ser. Banksia

ser. Crocinae

ser. Prostratae

ser. Cyrtostylis

ser. Tetragonae

ser. Bauerinae

ser. Quercinae


Data derived from Flora of Australia Volumes 16 (1995), 17A (2000) and 17B (1999), products of ABRS, ©Commonwealth of Australia