Hakea brachyptera Meisn. Short-winged Hakea
A.DC., Prodr. 14:396 (1856)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Low, intricately branched shrub, 0.4-2.5 m high. Fl. white. Sand, loam, clay.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broomehill-Tambellup, Gnowangerup, Kent, Lake Grace, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 0.5-1.2 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 30-105 mm mm long, 0.7-1 mm mm wide, hairy or glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white; pedicels 1.5-2.5 mm long. Perianth 2-4.5 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 3-3.5 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 20-28 mm long, 17-20 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 17-20 mm long (including wing), 10-15 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).