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Hakea baxteri R.Br.
Fan Hakea

Prodr. Suppl. 28 (1830)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect, open shrub, 1-5 m high. Fl. brown, Oct to Nov. Grey sand over laterite.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 35-50(-80) mm long, 25-60(-90) mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, once divided, divided only at the apex, shallowly divided. Inflorescences axillary, brown; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 8-10 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 7.5-10 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 34-50 mm long, 20-35 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 20-30 mm long (including wing), 20-30 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending ± unequally down each lateral side. Flowers in October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Fitzgerald, Katanning, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Cranbrook, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Kent, Moora, Narrogin, Plantagenet.