Hakea cucullata R.Br. Hood Leaved Hakea
Prodr. Suppl. 30 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Slender, few branched, non-lignotuberous shrub or tree, 1-4 m high. Fl. pink, Aug to Oct. Gravelly soils.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Denmark, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs, 1-4 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 37-75 mm mm long, 30-100 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest below the middle, entire. Inflorescences axillary, pink; pedicels 5-7 mm long. Perianth 9-12 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 15-20 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Follicles 22-28 mm long, 17-20 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 16-19 mm long (including wing), 6-8 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).