Hakea strumosa Meisn.

A.DC., Prodr. 14:402-403 (1856)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

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

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 4 September 1995

Scientific Description

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).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Katanning, Merredin, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent, Kulin, Lake Grace, Narembeen, Ravensthorpe, Tammin.