Australian Native Plants

  Banksia anatona (Cactus Dryandra)


Banksia anatona photo
Banksia anatona (cultivated, labelled as Dryandra anatona) Australian Garden, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




CACTUS DRYANDRA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Banksia anatona in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Cactus Dryandra

Other Names
Dryandra anatona

Description
Banksia anatona is a shrub with one main stem and short laterals. It has oval serrated leaves and lemon yellow flowers. Formerly known as Dryandra anatona.

Height
to 5 m

Habitat
grows on slopes with silty sand over clay gravel or gravelly shale soils

Distribution
Western Australia.

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Banksia
Species:anatona
Common Name:Cactus Dryandra


Relatives in same Genus
  Banksia aculeata
  Banksia aemula
  Banksia ashbyi
  Banksia attenuata
  Banksia audax
  Banksia baueri
  Banksia baxteri
  Banksia benthamiana
  Banksia blechnifolia
  Banksia brownii
  Banksia burdettii
  Banksia caleyi
  Banksia candolleana
  Banksia canei
  Banksia carlinoides
  Banksia chamaephyton
  Banksia coccinea
  Banksia conferta ssp conferta
  Banksia conferta ssp penicillata
  Banksia cuneata
  Banksia dallanneyi
  see A-Z list for more ...