Hakea flabellifolia Meisn. Fan-leaved Hakea
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:116 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Erect, lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. green-red-brown, Oct to Nov. Sand over laterite, gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Irwin, Three Springs.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 0.2-1 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 38-75 mm mm long, 35-60 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, shallowly divided. Inflorescences axillary, white or brown; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 4-6 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 9-11 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 45-55 mm long, 34-37 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 45-48 mm long (including wing), 20-25 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s).