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Hakea bicornata R.M.Barker

J.Adelaide Bot.Gard. 13: 104-105 (1990)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Multi-stemmed, lignotuberous shrub, 0.8-2 m high. Fl. cream-white, Apr to May or Aug. Sandy loam, white sandy clay loam over granite.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.8-2 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 65-145 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, cream; pedicels 3-4.5 mm long. Perianth 3-5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 3-5 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 15-22 mm long, 12-15 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 11 mm long (including wing), 5.5 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in May, June, July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Recherche.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)