Australian Native Plants

  Banksia carlinoides (Pink Dryandra)


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

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




PINK DRYANDRA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Banksia carlinoides in Australia

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


Common Name
Pink Dryandra

Description
Banksia carlinoides is a compact shrub with narrow green prickly leaves and pink to creamy white clusters of flowers from august to November. The plant has no lignotuber and is regenerated from seed. The species used to be known as Dryandra carlinoides until the Dryandras were classified with the Banksias in 2007.

Height
0.3m - 1.5m

Spread
1.5m

Habitat
grows on sandy soils and clay loam amongst forest and on sandplains

Distribution
Banksia carlinoides is found in western parts of Western Australia between Perth and Geraldton

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Banksia
Species:carlinoides
Common Name:Pink Dryandra


Relatives in same Genus
  Banksia aculeata
  Banksia aemula
  Banksia anatona
  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 chamaephyton
  Banksia coccinea
  Banksia conferta ssp conferta
  Banksia conferta ssp penicillata
  Banksia cuneata
  Banksia dallanneyi
  see A-Z list for more ...