Hakea subsulcata Meisn.
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1:555-556 (1845)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 4 September 1995

Erect shrub, 1-3 m high. Fl. white-cream/pink-purple, May to Aug. White, yellow/red/brown sand, often with gravel, laterite.


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

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

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Perth, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Beverley, Corrigin, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Gnowangerup, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Murray, Narembeen, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Trayning, Wickepin, Yilgarn.

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

Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 30-120(-150) mm mm long, 0.8-1 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, pink; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 5-6 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 10-13.5 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Follicles 14-18 mm long, 7-9 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 10.5-14 mm long (including wing), 4-6 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in May, June, July or August. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Murchison (MUR), Coolgardie (COO), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).