Hakea drupacea (C.F.Gaertn.) Roem. & Schult.
Syst.Veg. 3:426 (1818)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Erect shrub, 1-4 m high. Fl. white, Mar to Jun. Sand or sandy loam, rocky soils, granite, limestone, sandstone.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

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

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Esperance, Ravensthorpe, Waroona.

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

Shrubs, 1-4 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 40-110 mm mm long, 1-2 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white or pink; pedicels 4-8 mm long. Perianth 4-5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 4-6 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 20-25 mm long, 15-19 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 16-20 mm long (including wing), 5-8 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in March, April, May or June. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).