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Hakea pritzelii Diels

Bot.Jahrb.Syst. 35:163 (1904)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Spreading, erect shrub, 1-2.5 m high. Fl. red-purple, Jul to Aug. Sand, sandy clay, loam, laterite. Hills.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-2.5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 15-20 mm long, 6-12 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided or divided only at the apex, entire or shallowly divided. Inflorescences axillary, red; pedicels 3.5-4 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 4-6 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 6-10 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 20 mm long, 9-10 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 17 mm long (including wing), 8-12 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Katanning, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Cranbrook, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Wagin, Wongan-Ballidu.