Hood Leaved Hakea

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

Description

Striking mauve-pink flowers sitting in clusters in the axils of rounded leaves are a feature of this straggling upright shrub. Seen growing in the Stirling ranges NP where it forms part of the understorey among taller eucalyptus. The broad, alternate leaves are about 4cm across. Seed capsules are without projections.

Flowering start in May and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is pink. Broad alternate leaves, mauve-pink flowers and capsules without projections.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2150
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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

Stirling Ranges NP., WA.

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