Thursday, December 26, 2013

Banksia Speciosa

Photo Taken at the San Francisco Botanical Garden
Banksia Speciosa or Showy Banksia  is native to Western Australia and is part of the Proteaceae family.  It is either a shrub or small tree.


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5 comments:

bettyl-NZ said...

It's a strange but gorgeous tree. We have them here in New Zealand, too. I have always found them fascinating.

Self Sagacity said...

Gorgeous and very unique. Happy Holidays!

Birgitta said...

Unique and beautiful!

Valerie said...

I'm a fan of Banksia's - their saw-tooth leaves fascinate me, as well as the blooms themselves. Thanks for sharing and Happy New Year to you.

Mary said...

Fascinating plant! I haven´t seen this before!