Hakea laurina R.Br. Pincushion Hakea
Prodr. Suppl. 29 (1830)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Mixed (Native in Part of Range, Naturalised Elsewhere)
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Non-lignotuberous shrub or tree, 2-6 m high. Fl. red, Apr to Aug. Sand, sandy clay.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Kent, Kojonup, Lake Grace, Mundaring, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Wagin, Waroona.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 11 February 2020

Trees or Shrubs, 2.5-6 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, (70-)80-180(-210) mm mm long, 6-29 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire. Inflorescences axillary, red or pink; pedicels 5-9.5 mm long. Perianth 4-6 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 12-19 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Follicles 22-38 mm long, 16-22 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 15-24 mm long (including wing), 10-15 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending ± equally down both lateral sides. Flowers in April, May, June, July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).