Hakea decurrens subsp. physocarpa W.R.Barker

J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 17: 193 (1996) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Small trees or shrubs 0.8–4 m high; branchlets sparsely to densely tomentose to appressed sericeous; leaves glabrous; fruit 2.1–3.2 cm long, 1.3–2.5 cm wide; red-brown wood layer of inner valve face 1–2.5 mm wide. Flowers Jun.–Sep.

CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, OtP, OtR, Strz, VVP, WPro, Wim. Also SA (naturalised), NSW (native and naturalised), Tas (native and ?naturalised). Widespread and locally common in open forest, damp heath or dry scrubland, chiefly in hilly areas, on sandy loams or clayey soils, ranging from near sea-level to c. 300 m.

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 decurrens subsp. physocarpa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Hakea decurrens subsp. physocarpa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native

State distribution

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South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory