Hakea rugosa R.Br.

Dwarf Hakea

Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 179 (1810) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Dense, divaricate shrub, 0.7–2 m high; branchlets and young leaves appressed-pubescent. Leaves rigid, straight, terete, 1.5–6 cm long, 0.9–1.3 mm broad, not grooved; apex straight. Inflorescence 6–10-flowered; rachis knob-like; pedicel 2.0–3.5 mm long, appressed-pubescent; perianth 3–3.5 mm long, pubescent at base; pistil 4.5–6.0 mm long, erect; pollen presenter conical. Fruit inserted ± at right-angle to stalk, sigmoid, 1.5–2.2 cm long, 0.7–1.6 cm wide, coarsely rugose, sometimes finely black-warted; beak reflexed, narrow, 3–7 mm long, ± appressed against ventral face; horns obscure; seed not occupying whole valve face, curved, 9.5–15 mm long; wing hardly down either side of seed-body, black or grey. Flowers Aug.–Oct.

DunT, Glep, Gold, GGr, HSF, LoM, Wim. Also SA. Occurs in south-western heathlands and woodlands where largely co-extensive with Hakea rostrata. Historical records of this species from the headwaters of the Macalister River are doubtful.

See notes under Hakea rostrata.

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 rugosa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Hakea rugosa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native

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South Australia