Hakea teretifolia subsp. hirsuta (Endl.) R.M.Barker APNI*
Description: Erect, much-branched or compact and spreading shrub, 1–4 m tall. Young axillary branchlets densely tomentose, some hairs appressed; hairs white or dirty brown; terminal branchlets more quickly glabrous, while remaining densely pubescent at their base, glabrescent by flowering.
Leaves rigid, terete, sometimes flattened when young.
Pedicel and perianth densely tomentose, with some hairs appressed; hairs white or cream-yellow. Pistil 9–17 mm long; pollen presenter 0.8–1 mm long.
Fruit narrowly ovate to lanceolate with an obliquely transverse, irregularly-toothed crest.
Flowering: Flowers November–February
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs in coastal areas from Sydney N.S.W. to Tas. with a disjunct occurrence in the Grampians (Vic.).
Grows in damp areas in mainly coastal heaths.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, CT, ?ST
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
Text by R.M. Barker, L. Haegi & W.R. Barker
Taxon concept: Fl. Australia
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