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Hakea brownii Meisn.

Lehm., Pl.Preiss. [J.G.C.Lehmann] 1: 569 (1845)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-2.5 m high. Fl. cream-brown, Nov. White or grey sand, gravel.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.4-2.5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, (28-)40-80 mm long, (23-)35-80 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, shallowly divided. Inflorescences axillary, brown; pedicels 2-6 mm long. Perianth 5-7 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 6-9 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 35-50 mm long, 40-45 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 25-30 mm long (including wing), 25-30 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Broomehill-Tambellup, Bruce Rock, Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Dumbleyung, Katanning, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Narrogin, Pingelly, Three Springs, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wickepin, Williams, Wongan-Ballidu, Woodanilling.