Banksia pulchella

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Teasel Banksia
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B. pulchella, in cultivation at Kings Park
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Banksia
Species: B. pulchella
Binomial name
Banksia pulchella

The Teasel Banksia (Banksia pulchella) is a species of small shrub in the plant genus Banksia. It occurs on the south coast of Western Australia from Fitzgerald River National Park east to Israelite Bay.

It was first collected by Robert Brown from Lucky Bay on the south coast of Western Australia in January 1802, and published by him in 1810.


Seeds do not require any treatment, and take 17 to 48 days to germinate.[1]


A painting of B. pulchella by Ferdinand Bauer, based on field drawings made by him in January 1802
  1. ^ Sweedman, Luke; Merritt, David (2006). Australian seeds: a guide to their collection, identification and biology. CSIRO Publishing. p. 203. ISBN 0-643-09298-6. 

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