Hakea bicornata R.M.Barker
J.Adelaide Bot.Gard. 13: 104-105 (1990)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Multi-stemmed, lignotuberous shrub, 0.8-2 m high. Fl. cream-white, Apr to May or Aug. Sandy loam, white sandy clay loam over granite.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Recherche.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 11 February 2020

Shrubs, 0.8-2 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 65-145 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, cream; pedicels 3-4.5 mm long. Perianth 3-5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 3-5 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 15-22 mm long, 12-15 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 11 mm long (including wing), 5.5 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in May, June, July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).