Hakea decurrens subsp. platytaenia W.R.Barker

J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 17: 196 (1996) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Stunted to erect shrub 0.3–2 m high; branchlets moderately to densely tomentose, some hairs sometimes appressed and persistent until flowering, sometimes for several seasons; leaves sparsely tomentose (with some hairs appressed), or glabrous; fruit 2.9–3.5 cm long, 2.5–3.0 cm wide; red-brown wood zone of inner valve face 3–5 mm wide. Flowers May–Sep.

EGU, WPro. NSW, Tas. (Bass Strait Islands). Currently recorded only from windswept coastal heaths on Wilsons Promontory and in the Mallacoota area, but possibly more widespread in similar sites.

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
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Hakea decurrens subsp. platytaenia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Hakea decurrens subsp. platytaenia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present cultivated
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory