Hakea pandanicarpa subsp. crassifolia

Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Hakea
Species: pandanicarpa subsp.crassifolia
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

The big golfball sized seed capsules are the striking feature of this Hakea. The leaves of this medium sized shrub are simple, and the white or cream flowers unremarkable. But the big grey seed pods really stand out. This subspecies has a seed capsule with a cracked pattern covering the surface.

Flowering start in September and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is white. Large size of seed capsules. There are 2 subspecies: H. pandanicarpa subsp pandanicarpa has protruding warty projections on the seed capsule.

References

http://esperancewildflowers.blogspot.com.au/2009/12/hakea-pandanicarpa-subsp-pandanicarpa.html

Created: 01 Feb 2015 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

eastern end of Fitzgerald River NP, WA

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