Banksia saxicola

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Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Grampians, Wilsons Promontory (DJT)
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Found in Sealers Cove on rocky sites 1

Flower Description:

Creamy yellow 1


Tree to 13 m high 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is rare and grows on sheltered rocky sites on the east of the Prom. It has thinner bark and paler flowers than B. integrifolia 2


Image: Mary Ellis

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Conservation status:

Rare in Australia and Victoria


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
2 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.