Recent Examples of banksia from the Web
Rainbow lorikeets and bright pink galah cockatoos flitted between eucalyptus trees and banksia blossoms that resembled giant yellow and orange candles.
Some plants, like banksia, release seeds out of woody capsules when heated, while others, including some orchids, flower after stimulation by a fire.
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Origin and Etymology of banksia
First Known Use: 1783See Words from the same year
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