These gentle giants provide are not only important for providing us shade on a sunny day, but they are also environmentally important because they reduce carbon dioxide, produce oxygen, preventing erosion and moderate ground temperatures. All this for just a woody plant! They are also important in human culture not only because some produce edible fruits, be used to make a fire, or used in construction – but they also play a huge role in mythology.
Also known as the Orange Banksia, the Acorn Banksia is a tree or shrub species of the genus Banksia. It was first described by the English Botanist, John Lindle
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