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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

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

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 70-245 mm long, (1.5-)3-7 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).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 19 January 2024


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Tallering.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Chapman Valley, Esperance, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Mingenew, Morawa, Northampton, Ravensthorpe.