Hakea adnata R.Br.
Prodr. Suppl. 26 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Bushy shrub, 1-3.5 m high. Fl. white/cream-yellow, Aug to Oct. White sand, gravelly sand, sandy clay. Flats, around salt lakes.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs, 1-3.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, (25-)38-105(-130) mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 4-5.5 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 7.5-9 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 25-38 mm long, 20-30 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 16-23 mm long (including wing), 8-10 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).