Hakea conchifolia Hook. Shell-leaved Hakea
Icon.Pl. 5:Tab.432 (1842)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. white-cream/pink, Jun to Aug. Grey/white sand over laterite, gravel. Lateritic ridges & breakaways.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Gosnells, Irwin, Kalamunda, Perth, Swan, Three Springs.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 30-100 mm mm long, 30-84 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest below the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided. Inflorescences axillary, white; pedicels 2-4 mm long. Perianth 7-10 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 24-28 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Follicles 20-25 mm long, 10-12 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 18-20 mm long (including wing), the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in June, July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).