Banksia caleyi R.Br.

Caley's Banksia

Shrub to 2 m tall with grey, fissured bark. Leaves alternate, narrowly obovate, mostly 5-15 cm long; margin with many needle-pointed teeth, wavy. Flower cone cylindrical, 5-9 cm long, 7 cm wide, pendent. Perianth about 3 cm long, creamy pink to deep pinkish red, with a cream base and style; Oct-Dec. Fruits 3.5-4 cm long.


Source: Spencer, R.; Molyneux, B.; Mathews, D. (2002). Proteaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Proteanae
order      Proteales
family       Proteaceae
genus        Banksia L.f.