Banksia hookeriana

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Hooker's Banksia
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cultivated plant in Kings Park, Western Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Banksia
Subgenus: Banksia subg. Banksia
Section: Banksia sect. Banksia
Series: Banksia ser. Crocinae
Species: B. hookeriana
Binomial name
Banksia hookeriana

The Hooker's Banksia (Banksia hookeriana) is a species of shrub in the plant genus Banksia.

It occurs on sandplain shrubland between Arrowsmith and Eneabba and specifically on the Gingin scarp and Dandaragan plateau in Western Australia. Seeds do not require any treatment, and take 23 to 49 days to germinate.[1]

The Latin specific epithet hookeriana refers to Sir Joseph D. Hooker.[2]


  1. ^ Sweedman, Luke; et al. (2006). Australian seeds: a guide to their collection, identification and biology. CSIRO Publishing. p. 203. ISBN 0-643-09298-6. 
  2. ^ Sue Gordon (Editor) Horticulture - Plant Names Explained: Botanical Terms and Their Meaning, p. 84, at Google Books

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