Heath Banksia (Banksia ericifolia)

Michael John

Oatley, Australia

Artist's Description

Close-up of a flower from the Heath Banksia.

Banksia ericifolia, the Heath-leaved Banksia (also known as the Lantern Banksia or Heath Banksia), is a species of woody shrub of the Proteaceae family native to Australia.

This was one of the original Banksia species collected by Joseph Banks around Botany Bay in 1770 and was named by Carl Linnaeus the Younger, son of Carolus Linnaeus, in 1782.

Captured in the Royal National Park, near Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Canon 400D, as is.

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