Hakea tuberculata R.Br.
Prodr. Suppl.28 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Thursday 2 October 1997

Erect, slender, columnar shrub, to 2 m high. Fl. white, Mar to Apr or Jul. Shallow red loam over ironstone. Winter-wet flats.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Plantagenet.

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

Shrubs, 2 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 10-20 mm mm long, 2-6 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, tripartitely divided or divided only at the apex, shallowly divided, deeply divided or divided to the midrib. Inflorescences axillary, white; pedicels 2-5 mm long. Perianth 2.5-3.5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 5-7 mm long, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles 18-24 mm long, 8-10 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 12-15 mm long (including wing), 4-5 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in March, April or July. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).