Hakea commutata F.Muell.
Fragm. 5:26 (1865)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Rounded shrub, 0.5-3 m high. Fl. red-pink/cream-white, Sep to Nov. Sandy loam, clay, laterite. Creeklines, granite outcrops.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Corrigin, Cunderdin, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Goomalling, Jerramungup, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Moora, Ravensthorpe, Victoria Plains, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 22 September 2020

Shrubs, 0.6-3 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, (10-)13-45 mm mm long, 1(-1.7) mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, cream or yellow; pedicels 5-6 mm long. Perianth 3-5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 7.5-11.5 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 20-32 mm long, 11-17 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 13.5-19 mm long (including wing), 10-12 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).