Hakea brownii Meisn.
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1: 569 (1845)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-2.5 m high. Fl. cream-brown, Nov. White or grey sand, gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broomehill-Tambellup, Bruce Rock, Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Dumbleyung, Katanning, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Narrogin, Pingelly, Three Springs, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wickepin, Williams, Wongan-Ballidu, Woodanilling.

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

Shrubs, 0.4-2.5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, (28-)40-80 mm mm long, (23-)35-80 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, shallowly divided. Inflorescences axillary, brown; pedicels 2-6 mm long. Perianth 5-7 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 6-9 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 35-50 mm long, 40-45 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 25-30 mm long (including wing), 25-30 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).