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  • As I pulled my bike up the steps at the front of the house, the first banksian rose had burst.

    London's fragrant front gardens

  • In the same instant he saw the livid bruise, half hidden under her hair -- and then he saw a big bundle behind her, partly screened by a dwarfed banksian.

    The Country Beyond

  • This bundle she thrust under her bed, just as a long time ago she had thrust a similar bundle under a banksian clump in the meadowland below Cragg's Ridge.

    The Country Beyond

  • Bird's dark eyes would look out at them, and finally, laughing at his own discomfiture, he drew Nada down beside him in a little fen, white and yellow and blue with wildflowers, and boldly took her head in his arms and kissed her -- with Yellow Bird looking at them from behind a banksian clump twenty feet away.

    The Country Beyond

  • Baree lay with a full stomach in a thicket of banksian pine; the third day he was traveling westward over the trap line again.

    Baree, Son of Kazan

  • It was half an hour before McTaggart could pick out the straight trail, and he followed it for two hours into a thick banksian swamp.

    Baree, Son of Kazan


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