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Hakea leucoptera subsp. sericipes W.R.Barker
Family Proteaceae
Hakea leucoptera subsp. sericipes W.R.Barker APNI*

Description: Small tree with an open branched crown, to c. 5 m high, or bushy shrub to 2 m high; branches usually straight and rigid.

Leaves terete, 2–9 cm long, 1.2–2 mm diam., rigid, apex straight with a mucro 1.5–4 mm long, white-pubescent, glabrescent.

Conflorescences axillary, clusters 18–45-flowered; rachis simple or basally branched, 6–14 mm long, white-tomentose. Perianth 3–5 mm long, white, glabrous.

Follicle ± oblong-ovoid, c. 25 mm long, c. 20 mm wide; wing of seed fawn to yellow.


Flowering: late spring–summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Common in western parts of the State on soils of coarse texture; grows as individual trees or in dense thickets of shrubby plants.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, SWS, NWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A.
AVH map***



APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.

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