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Banksia integrifolia

AuthorityL. f
Common names
Ecocrop code3632

BRIEF DESCRIPTION A shrub, 5 m or a small to medium sized tree up to 16 m in height, and 50 cm in diameter. The trunk is often twisted and the braches crooked. The form is often caused by the wind. USES It is suitable for seaside windbreak plantings and can be used to stabilise sand dunes, after initial fixation by other species, and as an ornamental. The wood can be used for small cabinet work. The flowers is a source of honey. GROWING PERIOD Perennial. COMMON NAMES White honysuckle, Coast banksia, Honeysuckle oak. FURTHER INF In Australia, white honysuckle occurs naturally within the latitudinal range of 16-40°S at altitudes between sea level and 1700 m. The tree is resisrant to salty winds. It can be found on coastal cliffs and headlands, river estuaries, and consolidated sand dunes.
SOURCES (Banksia integrifolia L. f.)
Boland D 1984 pp 596-598 [TEMP, KTMP, RAIN, DRA, TEXT, FER, DEP, USE]
Turnbull J 1986 pp 232-233 [TEMP, KTMP, RAIN, TEXT, PH, FER, USE]