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Hakea pachyphylla Sieber ex Spreng.
Family Proteaceae
Hakea pachyphylla Sieber ex Spreng. APNI*

Description: Compact shrub 0.3–2 m high, young growth sparsely pubescent; lignotuber absent.

Leaves crowded, terete, 1–5 cm long, 1–1.8 mm diam., glabrescent, mucro 1–2 mm long.

Conflorescences axillary, clusters 1–7-flowered; rachis knob-like, white-tomentose; pedicels 2–3.3 mm long, pubescent. Perianth 1.5–2 mm long, yellow; ± glabrous. Gynoecium 3.5–4.5 mm long; pollen presenter an oblique disc.

Follicle globose to obovoid, 29–35 mm long, 23–26 mm wide, coarsely warty; beak short and broad, smooth to sparsely warty, decurrent down both sides; horns obscure or absent.


Flowering: Flowers Oct.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath or mallee-heath, usually on exposed sites, sometimes in swampy areas or along creeks, confined to the Upper Blue Mtns.
NSW subdivisions: ?SC, CT, ?ST
AVH map***

Text by R.M. Barker, G.J. Harden, L. Haegi & W.R. Barker
Taxon concept: R.M. Barker, L. Haegi & W.R. Barker (1999)


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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