Hakea repullulans H.M.Lee

Furze Hakea

Austral. J. Bot. 32: 681 (1984) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Erect lignotuberous shrub 1.2–4 m high, often suckering; branchlets densely tomentose to glabrescent. Leaves glabrous, twisted through 90° at base, widely spreading and somewhat down-curved, narrowly obovate to linear, 4–14 cm long, 3–12 mm wide; marginal veins prominent; longitudinal veins 3–5(–7), prominent. Inflorescence 10–36-flowered; pedicel glabrous, rarely sparsely pubescent; perianth 1.7–4 mm long, cream-white, glabrous; pistil 4.0–5.7 mm long; pollen presenter conical. Fruit obliquely ovate, 1.5–2.6 cm long, 0.8–1.3 cm wide, slightly curved towards apex, scarcely beaked but shortly apiculate; horns lacking; seed not occupying whole valve face, obliquely narrowly ovate-elliptic, 10–16 mm long, wing extending partly or fully down both sides of body, more broadly on adaxial side, blackish-brown Flowers Sep.–Oct.

Brid, DunT, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, LoM, OtP, OtR, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim. Also SA. Occurs on sandy acidic soils in heathy open-forests and woodlands, and mallee-heathlands west of Geelong, with disjunct records in Holey Plains State Park and Wilsons Promontory.

Hakea ulicina differs from this species principally in being non-lignotuberous, in the usually much narrower leaves, and the usually fewer, always bisexual, flowers. Hakea repullulans is trioecious with populations having functionally male, female and bisexual plants.

Source: Barker, R.M.; Barker, W.R.; Haegi, L. (1996). Hakea. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-03-15
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Proteanae
order Proteales
family Proteaceae
genus Hakea
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Hakea repullulans in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Hakea repullulans in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Otway Ranges present native

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South Australia
New South Wales