Hakea aculeata A.S.George Column Hakea
Nuytsia 2:375-377 (1979)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Lignotuberous shrub (with several erect or ascending stems), to 3 m high. Fl. yellow, Oct. Sand, loam or clay. Road verge.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Brookton, Cunderdin, Merredin, Quairading, Tammin.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 11 February 2020

Shrubs, 1.5-3 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate or whorled, 12-40(-50) mm mm long, 3-9 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire. Inflorescences terminal, yellow; pedicels 7-13 mm long. Perianth 4-6 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 7-10 mm long, pollen presenter lateral, style glabrous. Follicles 13-20 mm long, 11-14 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 15 mm long (including wing), 4-10 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Threatened (T).