Queensland Native Seeds

Banksia robur

Scientific NameBanksia robur
CategoriesShrub
Common Name(s)Swamp Banksia
FamilyProteaceae

Description

"Shrub to 3 m tall, often straggly, with lignotuber. Bark smooth." (Flora of Australia)

Notes

"Grows in sand or peaty sand, usually swampy, in low woodland and in sedge-heathland." (Flora of Australia) Another Banksia species which retains seed for long periods allowing collections when convenient.

Historical Notes

Distribution

"Occurs in Qld between Cooktown and Mareeba, near Bowen and between Shoalwater Bay and Coolangatta, and in N.S.W. between Kempsey and Wollongong." (Flora of Australia)

Distribution Map | Banksia robur | 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%20robur