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.
- Australian honeysuckle
- Banksia integrifolia
- genus Banksia
- coast banksia
Sentences with banksia
1. Noun, singular or mass
Gardeners in New Zealand have had success with hardy shrubs like saltbrush and several varieties of banksia.
I just love seeing it and filling it with banksia cuttings from the island, and remembering the simplicity of growing up as a child.