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Hakea cucullata R.Br.
Hood Leaved Hakea

Prodr. Suppl. 30 (1830)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Slender, few branched, non-lignotuberous shrub or tree, 1-4 m high. Fl. pink, Aug to Oct. Gravelly soils.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-4 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 37-75 mm long, 30-100 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest below the middle, entire. Inflorescences axillary, pink; pedicels 5-7 mm long. Perianth 9-12 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 15-20 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Follicles 22-28 mm long, 17-20 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 16-19 mm long (including wing), 6-8 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Cranbrook, Denmark, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.