Banksia Speciosa

Banksia Speciosa

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Showy Banksia (Banksia speciosa) is a species of large shrub or small tree in the plant genus Banksia. It reaches up to 8 m in height. It occurs on the south coast of Western Australia between Hopetoun (33 57 S) and the Great Australian Bight (approximately 33 S 130 E) .The first botanical collection of this species may well have been Claude Riche, naturalist to Bruni d'Entrecasteaux's 1791 expedition in search of the lost ships of Jean-Fran ois de Galaup, comte de La P rouse. During a visit to Esperance Bay, Riche explored an area in which B. speciosa is extremely common. However, he got lost and was forced to abandon his collections.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135756060
  • 9786135756067