Hakea lasianthoides Rye
Nuytsia 5:27-30,Fig.1 (1984)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Erect, non-lignotuberous shrub or tree, (1-)1.5-3.5(-5) m high. Fl. white/cream, Sep to Nov. Sandy loam, sandy gravel. Damp habitats, ridge top.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Nicholas S. Lander, Tuesday 8 April 2008

Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, (1–)1.5–3.5(–5) m high. Leaves alternate, leaves 40–120 mm long overall. Leaf blade 40–120 mm long, 2–12 mm wide, undissected, elliptic or linear, flat; margins entire; indumentum absent.

Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence axillary, racemose. Flowers pedicellate, white and cream. Pedicel 6–7 mm long. Perianth (perigone) 6–9 mm long. Pistil 7–9 mm long. Pollen presenter lateral.

Fruit and seed features. Fruit 26–31 mm long, 7–10 mm wide; corky tetrahedral projections absent; red-brown and pale wood zones absent. Seed 14.5–20 mm long; wing discontinuous, marginal or apical, extending down one lateral side only.

Distribution. Western Australia. IBRA Bioregions SW: JF and WAR.

Habitat. Amongst tall (sclerophyll) shrubland; in sand, or loam, or wet soil.

Flowering Time. September to November.

Etymology. Lasianthoides – specific name lasianthus + (Gr.) oides refers to the close resemblance between this species and Hakea lasiantha.

Descriptions were generated using DELTA format and DELTA software: Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993 onwards, 1995 onwards, 1998)