Hakea lissocarpha R.Br. Honey Bush
Prodr. Suppl. 27 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Erect to sprawling, pungent, ?lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-1.5(-3) m high. Fl. white-cream/yellow/pink, May to Sep. White, grey or yellow sand, sandy loam, granitic soils, laterite.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Belmont, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Brookton, Broomehill-Tambellup, Bruce Rock, Busselton, Capel, Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Collie, Coorow, Corrigin, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Cunderdin, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Goomalling, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Katanning, Kellerberrin, Kent, Kojonup, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Mandurah, Manjimup, Merredin, Mingenew, Moora, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Narrogin, Northam, Northampton, Perth, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Shark Bay, Swan, Three Springs, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, Wickepin, Williams, Wongan-Ballidu, Woodanilling, Wyalkatchem, York.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Wednesday 22 June 2016

Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 20-30(-40) mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, once divided, pinnately divided or tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, white, cream, yellow or pink; pedicels 6-9 mm long. Perianth 3-6 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 3-6.5 mm long, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles 15-25 mm long, 7-14 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 9-20 mm long (including wing), 5-7 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in May, June, July, August or September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).