Hakea oldfieldii Benth.
Fl.Austral. 5:530 (1870)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Open, straggling shrub, up to 2.5 m high. Fl. white-cream/yellow, Aug to Oct. Red clay or sand over laterite. Seasonally wet flats.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

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

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Boddington, Busselton, Gnowangerup, Katanning, Kent, Murray, Plantagenet, Wandering.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 22 September 2020

Shrubs, 2-5 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, (10-)20-50(-70) mm mm long, 1 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, cream; pedicels 3-9 mm long. Perianth 1.5-2.5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 3-4.5 mm long, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles 16-23 mm long, 8-10 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 14-17 mm long (including wing), 6-7 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).