Suppl. Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. 26 (1830) APNI
Shrub or small tree; branchlets minutely pubescent, becoming glabrous. Leaves rigid, terete, 3–8 cm long, 1–1.5(–1.8) mm wide, not grooved, glabrescent; apex abruptly curved. Inflorescence 6–22-flowered; rachis 1–3 mm long, densely appressed brown-pubescent; pedicel and perianth appressed white and brown-pubescent; pedicel 3.5–7 mm long; perianth 5–6 mm long, white or cream; pistil 7–10 mm long; pollen presenter an oblique disc. Fruit broadly ovoid, 2–3 cm long, 1.5–2 cm wide, smooth, sometimes warted, beaked for c. one-third the length, horns blunt, to 2 mm long; seed not occupying whole valve face; wing decurrent down one side only, grey-yellow to blackish. Flowers mainly Sep.–Oct.
CVU, Gold, LoM, MuF, MuM, NIS, RobP, VAlp, VRiv, Wim. Also SA, NSW, Qld. Scattered in the north and north-west of the State, on sandy and heavier, fertile loam soils, and like Hakea leucoptera, now much reduced by agriculture.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|