Hakea clavata Labill. Coastal Hakea
Nov.Holl.Pl. 1:31 (1805)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

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.


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

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.

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

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).