Hakea chordophylla F.Muell.
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 9:23 (1857)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Shrub or tree, 1.5-5(-8) m high. Fl. cream-yellow/red, Jun to Sep. Red/brown sand, rocky or stony soil. Sandplains.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Ranges, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hamersley, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pindanland, Rudall.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Ngaanyatjarraku, Wyndham-East Kimberley.

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

Trees or Shrubs, 1.5-7.5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 150-255(-420) mm mm long, 2-3 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, yellow; pedicels 6-10 mm long. Perianth 6-8 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 25-29 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 26-40 mm long, 13-20 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 25-35 mm long (including wing), 8-13 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in June, July, August or September. Occurs in the Northern (N) or Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Pilbara (PIL), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Central Ranges (CR), Northern Kimberley (NK), Dampierland (DL) or Ord-Victoria Plains (OVP) IBRA subregion(s).