BANKSIA

banksia

(noun) any shrub or tree of the genus Banksia having alternate leathery leaves apetalous yellow flowers often in showy heads and conelike fruit with winged seeds

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

From the genus name Banksia.

Noun

banksia (plural banksias)

A plant belonging to the genus Banksia.

Anagrams

• Abnakis, baniaks

Source: Wiktionary



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