Grass Leaved Hakea, Cork Tree, Emu Tree

Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Hakea
Species: francisiana
Main Flower Colour: Pink

Description

A striking sight when in full flower. Shrub of sandy plains and dunes. Grows to about 5m tall. Leaves elongated up to about 20cm long with 5 or 6 distinct veins. Flower spikes deep pink. Woody seed capsules with bulging end.

Flowering start in August.

Identification

The main flower colour is pink. Long leaves with 5 or 6 veins, bright pink flowers, growing in sandy outback areas.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2163
Flora of Central Australia. Australian Systematic Botany Society

Created: 08 May 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 26 May 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

GVD - Great Victoria Desert

Specifics

Connie Sue H'way.

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