Hakea divaricata L.A.S.Johnson Needlewood
Contr.New South Wales Natl.Herb. 3:93 (1962)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Erect shrub, 2-6 m high. Fl. cream. Sand, limestone, sandstone.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Ranges, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert.

IBRA Subregions: Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): East Pilbara, Ngaanyatjarraku, Wiluna.

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

Trees or Shrubs, 2-6 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, glabrous; lamina terete, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib. Inflorescences axillary, cream or yellow; pedicels 7-10 mm long. Perianth 5.5-9 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 15-22 mm long, pollen presenter lateral, style glabrous. Follicles 23-40 mm long, 8-14 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 19-32 mm long (including wing), 7-11 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gibson Desert (GD) or Central Ranges (CR) IBRA subregion(s).