Hakea lorea

Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Hakea
Species: lorea subsp. lorea
Main Flower Colour: Cream

Description

A shrub or small tree of arid areas, with hard ridged, dark grey bark. Leaves are terete (cylindrical), erect to pendulous, and may be simple and up to 60 cm long and 2.5 mm wide, or compound and about 35 cm long, with 2–6 narrowly spreading segments each up to about 20cm long, and 2.5 mm wide. Flowers white to yellow or greenish and arranged in an infloresence with 15 -200 individual flowers.

Flowering start in April and ends in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is cream. May also be known as H. fraseri.

References

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/efsa/lucid/Hakea/key/Australian%20Hakea%20species/Media/Html/Hakea_lorea_ssp._lorea.htm

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/19137
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Location

Bio Regions

Great Victoria Desert (GVD)

Region Specifics

Yeo Homestead, near Laverton, WA.

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