Hakea strumosa Meisn.
A.DC., Prodr. 14:402-403 (1856)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 4 September 1995

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.6-1.5 m high. Fl. red, Oct. Sandy soils.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent, Kulin, Lake Grace, Narembeen, Ravensthorpe, Tammin.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Saturday 21 November 2020

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, (25-)30-110 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, yellow or red; pedicels 4-5 mm long. Perianth 4-5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 6.5-8 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 35-50 mm long, 19-34 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 20-34 mm long (including wing), 12-15 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).