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Daviesia hakeoides subsp. subnuda (Benth.) Crisp

Nuytsia 5:163 (1984)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Intricate, many-stemmed, spreading shrub, 0.2-0.75 m high. Fl. yellow/orange & red/brown, May to Jul or Sep. Gravelly lateritic soils, sand, granitic soils. Hills, flats.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 4 June 1996

Scientific Description

Genus Daviesia. Form erect. Habit shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems Indumentum hairy, Pustules or glands absent, Striation (stems ribbed) not striate, Cross section terete, Spiny on any part of plant spiny at least in part. Leaves or phylloclades Presence absent or apparently so (reduced to scales), Position alternate, Leaves simple, Leaves or phylloclade continuous with stem not continuous with stem, Cross section of leaf or leaflet flat with flat margins, Margins of leaf or leaflet entire, Tuberculate tubercles absent, Pustules or glands absent. Length Leaf length NaN (?). Width (entire leaves only) Leaf width NaN (?). Scale leaves length mm long NaN (?). Indumentum Presence glabrous. Stipules Presence apparently absent even from the youngest leaves, Glands with glands (?) or without glands (?), Ribs ribbed (?) or ribless (?). Length Stipule length NaN (?). Bracteoles Presence absent, Indumentum hairy (?) or glabrous (?), Striation striate (?) or not striate (?). Length Bracteole length NaN (?). Pedicel Presence present, Indumentum glabrous. Length Pedicel length 3.5-5. Calyx Pustules or glands absent, Ribs ribless, Enlarged in fruit not accrescent. Length Calyx length 2.5-2.7. Indumentum Presence glabrous. Corolla Colour patterning multicoloured, Colour (when multicoloured - choose one colour) yellow, red, orange or brown, Colour (when multicoloured - choose a second colour) yellow, red, orange or brown, Petal claws ( the narrow base of the petals present. Length Corolla length 6-7. Indumentum Presence absent. Standard Indumentum glabrous, Auricles not auriculate. Length Standard length 6.5-7. Wings Auricles not auriculate. Length Wing length 5-5.3. Keel Auricles not auriculate, Indumentum glabrous, Beak not beaked. Length Keel length 4.5-5. Stamens Number ten. Anthers anther length NaN (?), Position at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short). Filaments Fusion free (or united at the very base). Length Filament length 3.2-5. Ovary Placement sessile or subsessile. Indumentum Presence glabrous. Style Indumentum glabrous, Bearded ( with a tuft of hairs at apex ) not bearded, Apex terete. Length Style length 5-6. Fruit Type dehiscent (a pod or follicle), Constriction not constricted between the seeds, Compression flat or compressed, Placement sessile or subsessile, Beak beaked. Length Fruit length 13-16. Width Fruit width 7-10. Indumentum Presence glabrous. Flowering time May, June, July or September. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Yalgoo, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Esperance or Swan Coastal Plain.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 17 April 2024


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Edel, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Tallering, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Broomehill-Tambellup, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Coolgardie, Coorow, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Dowerin, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Greater Geraldton, Katanning, Kellerberrin, Kojonup, Kondinin, Merredin, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Mount Marshall, Mundaring, Narembeen, Narrogin, Northam, Northampton, Perenjori, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Tammin, Three Springs, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, West Arthur, Wickepin, Williams, Wongan-Ballidu, Woodanilling, Wyalkatchem, Yilgarn, York.