Grass Leaved Hakea, Cork Tree, Emu Tree

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


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.


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

Flora of Central Australia. Australian Systematic Botany Society
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Bio Regions

Great Victoria Desert (GVD)

Region Specifics

Connie Sue H'way.

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