Hakea denticulata R.Br.
Suppl.Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holl. 28 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Erect, multi-branched shrub, (0.4-)1-2.2 m high. Fl. purple-red/green-brown, Jul to Oct. Sand over laterite, clay loam, limestone, sandstone.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 20-45 mm mm long, 10-25 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, entire or shallowly divided. Inflorescences axillary, red; pedicels 4-5 mm long. Perianth 8.5-11.5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 10-13 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 23-28 mm long, 10-12 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 1.8-2.2 mm long (including wing), 7-8 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).