Hakea megalosperma Meisn. Lesueur Hakea
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:117 (1855)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Spreading, lignotuberous shrub, 1-2 m high. Fl. white-cream/pink, May to Jun. Grey sand, loam. Lateritic hills & rocks.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

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

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 10 November 2018

Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 35-110 mm mm long, 8-28 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white; pedicels 5-6.5 mm long. Perianth 5-7 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 8-10 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 70-85 mm long, 30-40 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 40-60 mm long (including wing), 26-2630 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in May or June. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).