Hakea candolleana Meisn.
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 2:262 (1848)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Spreading, lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-1.5 m high. Fl. white/white-cream, Jun to Sep. White/grey or red/brown sand, loam, gravel, often over laterite, limestone. Sandplains, sand dunes, flats, low hills, depressions.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Western Murchison.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Canning, Carnamah, Chittering, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gosnells, Irwin, Kalamunda, Moora, Murchison, Murray, Northampton, Perth, Shark Bay, Swan, Tammin, Three Springs, Wandering, Waroona.

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

Shrubs, 0.15-1.6 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 25-105 mm mm long, (1.5-)2-5 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white or cream; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 3-4 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 3-4.5 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 18-42 mm long, 12-25 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 13.5-30 mm long (including wing), 13-17 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in June, July, August or September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Murchison (MUR), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).