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Hakea erecta Lamont

J.Linn.Soc.,Bot. 94:440-441,Fig.4d (1987)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect, rounded shrub, 0.5-2.6 m high. Fl. pink/cream, Sep to Oct. Deep yellow sand, laterite.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.9-2.6 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 25-95 mm long, 3-11 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white or pink; pedicels 2-3 mm long. Perianth 4-5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 6-8 mm long, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles 15-30 mm long, 9-14 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 8.5-13 mm long (including wing), 5-6 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending ± unequally down each lateral side. Flowers in September or October. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 26 May 2023


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Coorow, Dalwallinu, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Kent, Kondinin, Koorda, Kulin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Mount Marshall, Narembeen, Perenjori, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Tammin, Westonia, Wickepin, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem, Yilgarn.