Hakea orthorrhyncha var. filiformis Benth.
Fl.Austral. 5:504 (1870)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Erect, spreading, non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-3 m high. Fl. red, Aug to Sep. Grey sand, granitic loam.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Edel, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Mingenew, Northampton, Shark Bay, Three Springs.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 22 September 2020

Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 50-160 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences cauline, red; pedicels 4-5.5 mm long. Perianth 7-10 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 21-22 mm long, pollen presenter lateral, style glabrous. Follicles 40-50 mm long, 15-26 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 22-27 mm long (including wing), 10-12 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending ± unequally down each lateral side. Flowers in May, June, July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Murchison (MUR), Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).