2047.000 Hakea Schrad.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees with 2-armed hairs; young growth glabrous or hairy. Leaves sessile sometimes cupped around the stem, or with attenuated base resembling petiole; lamina simple or compound, flat or terete; margins toothed or entire. Inflorescence developing within a cone of involucral bracts, or not, usually axillary, rarely from older wood or terminal, few flowered umbelliform racemes on short rhachis, sometimes many flowered on elongated rhachis; flowers pedicellate, usually paired; tepals splitting at base or remaining fused and splitting adaxially only. Fruit modified follicles, variously woody, often beaked, sometimes horned, usually tardily dehiscent; valves splitting fully, or partly down one or both sides. Seeds flattened on one side with a wing clasped between valves.

Worldwide: 149 species in Australia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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salicifolia (Vent.) B.L. Burtt

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hakea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hakea
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Hakea
Wikipedia: Hakea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hakea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hakea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Hakea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1845, retrieved 19 September 2021

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