Banksia robur

Banksia robur

robur flowers

(Swamp Banksia)

FAMILY

Proteaceae

Species

Banksia robur

Common name

Swamp Banksia

Flower colour; life form

Yellow; shrub

Campus

Cairns

Description

A spreading shrub to about 2 m tall, the obovate leaves are stiff, spreading, 10-30 cm long and 6-10 cm wide, toothed on the margins, shiny above and dull on lower surface due to hairs. Inflorescence to 15 cm long, borne at the junction of the branches, greenish yellow when flowering; old cones brown.