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Hakea adnata R.Br.

Prodr. Suppl. 26 (1830)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Bushy shrub, 1-3.5 m high. Fl. white/cream-yellow, Aug to Oct. White sand, gravelly sand, sandy clay. Flats, around salt lakes.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-3.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, (25-)38-105(-130) mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 4-5.5 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 7.5-9 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 25-38 mm long, 20-30 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 16-23 mm long (including wing), 8-10 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in August, September or October. 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, Fitzgerald, Recherche.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Esperance, Ravensthorpe.