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banksia

(băngk`sēə) [for Sir Joseph BanksBanks, Sir Joseph,
1743–1820, British naturalist and patron of the sciences. He accompanied Capt. James Cook on his voyage around the world and made large collections of biological specimens, most of which were previously unclassified. Botany Bay was named on this voyage.
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], popularized name of a genus of Australian evergreen trees and shrubs of the same family as the macadamia and sometimes cultivated in America. Banksias are also called honeysuckle trees or Australian honeysuckle. Banksia is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Proteales, family Proteaceae.

banksia

any shrub or tree of the Australian genus Banksia, having long leathery evergreen leaves and dense cylindrical heads of flowers that are often red or yellowish: family Proteaceae
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To explore the usefulness of the database, data were extracted for six species to examine their response to fire: Coast Banksia Banksia integrifolia; Saw Banksia B.
Diagnosis.--Males of Bungulla banksia can be distinguished from all other known congeners with > 10 retro-lateral spinules on the palpal tibia (Fig.
Caption: Image: Anna Laurent, Coastal banksia (Banksia integrifolia), 2017; part of the Dispersal Project.
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(Brooke Garrett, Banksia Park International High School)
An educator at Banksia Drive mentioned, 'It's easy [for mothers] to get here by car, just around the roundabout and into the car park.' The Banksia Drive Centre had recently relocated from another part of the campus and the educators expressed the value of having a large car park with easy access, as previously limited access had sometimes hindered mothers who were coming to the centre to feed an infant during a break from work.
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These fruits include described Orites follicles from Patagonia (Gonzalez et al., 2007) and diverse taxa from Australia, including Banksia infructescences (Cookson & Duigan, 1950; McNamara & Scott, 1983), Grevillea-like follicles (Dettmann & Clifford, 2005) and fruits closely comparable with those of Eidothea (Rozefelds et al., 2005) and Macadamieae (Rozefelds, 1990, 1992; Dettmann & Clifford, 2010).
The Northern Coasts and sand dunes are geologically renowned and support a wealth of coastal and tropical heathland species such as banksia, grevillea, tea-tree and the carnivorous pitcher plant.
Thank you to the sponsors of this meeting, Abbott Diagnostics, Bio-Rad, Immunz, ESL Biosciences, Banksia, Diagnostic Solutions, Roche and NZIMLS.
These two adaptations are found in Banksia species as well.