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Flora of Australia Online

Banksia ser. Quercinae

Banksia ser. Quercinae Meisn., in A.L.P.P. de Candolle, Prodr. 14: 459 (1856)

Type: Banksia quercifolia R.Br.; lecto, fide A.S.George, Nuytsia 3: 312 (1981).

Erect shrubs. Leaves alternate, serrate to almost entire; margins not recurved. Inflorescence erect, cylindrical; buds retaining much of regular pattern until anthesis. Perianth pubescent or hirsute; tepals awned. Pistil straight; pollen presenter cylindrical; pollen ovoid. Follicles not split at stylar point. Seed wing not notched. 

A series of two species from W.A. 

Distinguished by the short stiff flowers, the prominent apical awn of the tepals and unnotched seed wing.




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