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Hakea drupacea (C.F.Gaertn.) Roem. & Schult.

Syst.Veg. 3:426 (1818)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect shrub, 1-4 m high. Fl. white, Mar to Jun. Sand or sandy loam, rocky soils, granite, limestone, sandstone.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-4 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 40-110 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white or pink; pedicels 4-8 mm long. Perianth 4-5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 4-6 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 20-25 mm long, 15-19 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 16-20 mm long (including wing), 5-8 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in March, April, May or June. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Esperance, Ravensthorpe, Waroona.