Hakea decurrens subsp. platytaenia W.R.Barker APNI*
Description: Spreading shrub 1–3 m high, new growth glabrous to sparsely hairy.
Leaves ± at right angles to stem, terete, 2–6 cm long, c. 1 mm diam., rigid, mucro c. 1 mm long, glabrous.
Conflorescences axillary, clusters 2–6-flowered; pedicels c. 2 mm long. Perianth 4–5 mm long, white or sometimes tinged pink, glabrous.
Follicle ± ovoid, 20–30 mm long, 12–15 mm wide, covered in discrete warts, prominently beaked, beak c. 10 mm long.
Flowering: winter to early spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Often grows in sandy or rocky situations on the tablelands and on the Slopes, chiefly from the Pilliga Scrub south to Mendooran, and the Blue Mtns south to the A.C.T.
NSW subdivisions: SC
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
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