Hakea clavata Labill.
Coastal Hakea

Nov.Holl.Pl. 1:31 (1805)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Spreading to almost sprawling, lignotuberous shrub, 0.5-2 m high, up to 2.5 wide. Fl. white-pink, Jan to Oct. Sand, sandy clay, roaky or stony soil, granite. Granite outcrops.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.7-2 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 30-65 mm long, 4-8 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire. Inflorescences terminal, white or pink; pedicels 6-8 mm long. Perianth 6-9 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 8-10 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 15-25 mm long, 9-10 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 16 mm long (including wing), the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending ± unequally down each lateral side. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 21 November 2020


IBRA Regions
Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Mardabilla, Recherche.
IMCRA Regions
Eucla, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Esperance, Ravensthorpe.