Hakea baxteri R.Br. Fan Hakea
Prodr. Suppl. 28 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Erect, open shrub, 1-5 m high. Fl. brown, Oct to Nov. Grey sand over laterite.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Narrogin, Plantagenet.

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

Shrubs, 1-5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 35-50(-80) mm mm long, 25-60(-90) mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, once divided, divided only at the apex, shallowly divided. Inflorescences axillary, brown; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 8-10 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 7.5-10 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 34-50 mm long, 20-35 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 20-30 mm long (including wing), 20-30 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending ± unequally down each lateral side. Flowers in October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).