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

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

Rounded shrub, 2-3 m high. Fl. cream & pink, May to Aug. Sand, skeletal sand over granite, clay, loam. Sandplains, rocky slopes, quartzite rocks.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Tallering.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Chapman Valley, Esperance, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Mingenew, Morawa, Northampton, Ravensthorpe.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 70-245 mm mm long, (1.5-)3-7 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, entire. Inflorescences axillary, cream; pedicels 7-8 mm long. Perianth 6-8 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 13-16 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Follicles 15-25 mm long, 8-12 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 11-14.5 mm long (including wing), 5.5-7 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending ± unequally down each lateral side. Flowers in May, June, July or August. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).