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Banksia speciosa R.Br.
Showy Banksia
This species grows near Esperance in Western Australia.


Banksia speciosa Banksia  speciosa
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Unopened fruit
  Location:Merivale Road, Esperance, Western Australia Location:Merivale Road, Esperance, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:33˚47.4400S, 12159.6770E GPS coordinates:33˚47.4400S, 12159.6770E
  Date of photo:12 July 2014 Date of photo:12 July 2014
  Field No.:2661 Field No.:2661
     
  Banksia speciosa Banksia  speciosa
 
  Description:Fruit and leaves Description:Tree in habitat
  Location:Merivale Road, Esperance, Western Australia Location: Esperance, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:33˚47.4400S, 12159.6770E GPS coordinates:33˚43.3390S, 12121.4890E
  Date of photo:12 July 2014 Date of photo:24 August 2016
  Field No.:2661 Field No.:4554
     
  Banksia speciosa Banksia  speciosa
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Tree
  Location: Esperance, Western Australia Location: Esperance, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:33˚43.3390S, 12121.4890E GPS coordinates:33˚43.3390S, 12121.4890E
  Date of photo:24 August 2016 Date of photo:24 August 2016
Field No.:4554 Field No.:4554
     
  Banksia speciosa Banksia  speciosa
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Leaves - underside
  Location: Fisheries Road, 18K E of Esperance, Western Australia Location: Fisheries Road, 18K E of Esperance, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:33˚44.1670S, 12200.8860E GPS coordinates:33˚44.1670S, 12200.8860E
  Date of photo:2 October 2018 Date of photo:2 October 2018
  Field No.:6875 Field No.:6875
     
  Banksia speciosa Banksia  speciosa
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location: Fisheries Road, 18K E of Esperance, Western Australia Location: Fisheries Road, 18K E of Esperance, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:33˚44.1670S, 12200.8860E GPS coordinates:33˚44.1670S, 12200.8860E
  Date of photo:2 October 2018 Date of photo:2 October 2018
Field No.:6875 Field No.:6875
     
     

References (accessed 19 June 2019):

George, A.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1999), Banksia. Flora of Australia 17B:200-201


George, A.S., (1996),The Banksia Book, 104

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile.php/1850

http://anpsa.org.au/b-spe.html


http://esperancewildflowers.blogspot.com/2008/11/showy-banksia-banksia-speciosa.html

 

 

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Banksia speciosa