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Hakea candolleana Meisn.

Lehm., Pl.Preiss. [J.G.C.Lehmann] 2:262 (1848)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Spreading, lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-1.5 m high. Fl. white/white-cream, Jun to Sep. White/grey or red/brown sand, loam, gravel, often over laterite, limestone. Sandplains, sand dunes, flats, low hills, depressions.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.15-1.6 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 25-105 mm long, (1.5-)2-5 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white or cream; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 3-4 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 3-4.5 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 18-42 mm long, 12-25 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 13.5-30 mm long (including wing), 13-17 mm wide, the wing continuous. Flowers in June, July, August or September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Murchison (MUR), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Western Murchison.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Canning, Carnamah, Chittering, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gosnells, Irwin, Kalamunda, Moora, Murchison, Murray, Northampton, Perth, Shark Bay, Swan, Tammin, Three Springs, Wandering, Waroona.