Definition of Grevillea banksii

1. Noun. Tall shrub with cylindrical racemes of red flowers and pinnatifid leaves silky and grey beneath; eastern Australia.

Exact synonyms: Red-flowered Silky Oak
Generic synonyms: Silk Oak



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grevillea Banksii

Grenada
Grenada dollar
Grenadian
Grenadines
Grenoble
Gresham
Gresham's Law
Greta
Greta Garbo
Greta Louisa Gustafsson
Gretchen
Gretel
Gretzky
Grevena
Greville bath
Grevillea banksii (current term)
Grevillea robusta
Grevillea striata
Grevillela parallela
Grewia
Grewia asiatica
Grey
Grey-winged Trumpeter
Grey Turner's sign
Grez
Grias
Grias cauliflora
Gricean
Gridley's stain
Grieg

Literary usage of Grevillea banksii

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1. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1857)
"... examination of the splendid forest- vegetation that surrounds him at Moreton Bay. Amongst the plants found by him, Grevillea banksii, Orites excelsa, ..."

2. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1870)
"In Grevillea banksii and G. Preisstand we have two fine Australian Proteaceae : the former robust, with broad, pinnatifid leaves, and dense terminal heads ..."

3. The Gallery of Marianne North's Paintings of Plants and Their Homes, Royal by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, William Botting Hemsley (1886)
"Yarrah, or Mahogany (Eucalyptus marginata, Sm.); the handsome red-flowered Grevillea banksii, R. Br.; and Cockatoo (Cacatua sp.) 763. ..."

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