Hakea decurrens subsp. physocarpa W.R.Barker APNI*
Synonyms: Hakea vittata var. glabriflora J.M.Black ex J.H.Willis APNI*
Description: Small tree or shrub, 0.8–5 m tall. Branchlets sparsely to densely appressed-sericeous, quickly glabrescent or persistent to flowering.
Leaves quickly glabrescent.
Pedicels sparsely to densely tomentose to appressed-sericeous.
Fruit 2.1–3.2 cm long, 1.3–2.5 cm wide; red-brown wood zone 1–2.5 mm wide; pale wood zone (4.5-) 6–12 mm wide.
Flowering: Flowers June–September
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs in south-eastern N.S.W. (SC); Vic, Tas; naturalised in S.A. (Lofty Ra.), Blackheath near Sydney, N.S.W., and probably southern Tas.; also in Portugal.
Found in eucalypt forest, damp heath or dry scrubland in hilly areas in sand, clay, granite, basalt or sandstone, from sea-level to 300 m.
NSW subdivisions: SC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Vic. ?Tas. S.A.
Text by R.M. Barker, L. Haegi & W.R. Barker
Taxon concept: Fl. Australia
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