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Hakea oleifolia (Sm.) R.Br.

Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:185 (1810)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect shrub or tree, 2-10 m high. Fl. white, Aug to Oct. Grey or red/brown sand, peaty sand, sandy loam, clay, laterite, granite, limestone. Coastal sites.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2003

Scientific Description

Trees or Shrubs, 2-10 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 20-90 mm long, 5-25 mm wide, hairy or glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white; pedicels 4-6 mm long. Perianth 4-6 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 5-7 mm long, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles 20-30 mm long, 12-20 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 11-16 mm long (including wing), 8-10 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in August, September or October. 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, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 26 May 2023


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Denmark, Jerramungup, Manjimup, Nannup, Plantagenet.