Queensland Native Seeds

Banksia aemula

Scientific NameBanksia aemula
CategoriesShrubTree
Common Name(s)Wallum Banksia
FamilyProteaceae

Description

"Robust shrub or tree to 8 m tall, fire tolerant." (Flora of Australia)

Notes

"Occurs on near-coastal consolidated sand dunes, in swales, on flats and sometimes on sandstone, in low woodland or tall shrubland (Wallum)." (Flora of Australia)

A small tree of immense character used in coastal revegetation projects where it is normally established from tubestocks. Banksia aemula will hold seed for very long periods of time and can be harvested when convenient to do so.

Historical Notes

Distribution

"Occurs from Bundaberg, Qld, south to Sydney, N.S.W." (Flora of Australia)

Distribution Map | Banksia aemula | Queensland Native Seeds

Banksia aemula | fruit | Queensland Native Seeds
Banksia aemula | fruit | Queensland Native Seeds
Banksia aemula | bark | Queensland Native Seeds
Banksia aemula | habit | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra. [Date Accessed: 27th Sept 2019] http://www.ausflora.org.au

https://profiles.ala.org.au/opus/foa/profile/Banksia%20aemula