Hakea polyanthema Diels
Bot.Jahrb.Syst. 35:161 (1904)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Shrub, 1-2 m high. Fl. white, Aug to Sep. Grey/white sandy soils, loam.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Dandaragan, Greater Geraldton, Irwin.

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

Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 20-60 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, cream; pedicels 2-3 mm long. Perianth 5-7 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 5-7 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 25-35 mm long, 15-19 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 25 mm long (including wing), 15-17 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).