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Hakea invaginata B.L.Burtt

Hooker's Icon.Pl. 35:Tab.3438 (1950)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 1.5-3 m high. Fl. pink/pink-purple, Jan to Feb or Nov. Yellow or red/brown sandy soils, loam, gravel.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1.5-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 80-215 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary, pink; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 4-5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 9-11 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Follicles 16-22 mm long, 8-11 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 11-14 mm long (including wing), 5-6 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending ± unequally down each lateral side. Flowers in July, August or September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Murchison (MUR), Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Murchison, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Murchison, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Merredin, Southern Cross, Tallering, Western Murchison.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Dalwallinu, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Kellerberrin, Koorda, Merredin, Morawa, Mount Magnet, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Northampton, Nungarin, Perenjori, Sandstone, Trayning, Westonia, Wyalkatchem, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.