Hakea constablei L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Description: Open shrub, 6–7 m high, very young growth villous, usually glabrescent with age.
Leaves terete, 4–12 cm long, c. 1.5 mm diam., rigid, mucro c. 2 mm long, glabrous.
Conflorescences axillary, clusters, 6–8-flowered; pedicels 5–8 mm long, silky. Perianth 5–7 mm long, white. Style c. 10 mm long.
Follicle ± globose, 40–55 mm long, 30–40 mm wide, with crowded warty protuberances; not prominently beaked.
Distribution and occurrence: In dry sclerophyll forest on rocky outcrops, scattered in the Blue Mtns between 500-1100 m alt., from Bell to Mt Wilson, rare.
NSW subdivisions: CC, CT
Text by R.M. Barker, G.J. Harden, L. Haegi & W.R. Barker
Taxon concept: R.M. Barker, L. Haegi & W.R. Barker (1999)
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