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#Hakea decurrens subsp. physocarpa W.R.Barker, J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 17: 193 (1996)

T: Black Ra., extreme N end, E side of Picnic Rocks, Grampians, Vic., 23 Apr. 1969, A.C.Beauglehole 30817 ; holo: AD; iso: MEL.

Hakea longispina Gand., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 66: 229 (1919). T: Victoria, s.d. , C.Walter s.n. ; holo: LY; probable iso: BR.

Hakea vittata var. glabriflora J.M.Black ex J.H.Willis, Victorian Naturalist 73: 150 (1957), p.p. (excluding French collection, MEL 643057 from Wimmera); Hakea vittata var. glabriflora J.M.Black, Fl. S. Australia 2nd edn, 2: 265 (1948), nom. inval.  T: near Stirling East School, S.A., Aug. 1944, J.B.Cleland s.n. ; holo: AD; iso: AD, ?MEL, ?NSW.

Hakea sp. aff. acicularis : J.H.Maiden, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 28: 747 (1904). 

[Hakea sericea auct. non Schrad. & J.C.Wendl.: A.J.Ewart, Fl. Victoria 407 (1931), p.p. ; W.M.Curtis, Student's Fl. Tasmania 3: 610 (1967); W.R.Barker, J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 7: 245 (1985), p.p.

Small tree or shrub, 0.8–5 m tall. Branchlets sparsely to densely appressed-sericeous, quickly glabrescent or persistent to flowering. Leaves quickly glabrescent. Pedicels sparsely to densely tomentose to appressed-sericeous. Fruit 2.1–3.2 cm long, 1.3–2.5 cm wide; red-brown wood zone 1–2.5 mm wide; pale wood zone (4.5–) 6–12 mm wide. Fig. 6A–E.

Occurs in south-eastern N.S.W., the Grampians, central and eastern Vic., Bass Strait, and possibly northern Tas. Naturalised in S.A. (Lofty Ra.), Blackheath near Sydney, N.S.W., and probably southern Tas.; also in Portugal. Found in eucalypt forest, damp heath or dry scrubland in hilly areas in sand, clay, granite, basalt or sandstone, from sea-level to 300 m. Flowers June–Sept. Map 34 (native), 35 (naturalised).

S.A.: Watiparinga Natl Trust Reserve, Belair, W.R.Barker 1894 (AD). N.S.W.: 16 km N of Timbillica on Princes Hwy, c. 29 km S of Eden, R.Coveny 2930 (NSW). Vic.: 6 km directly ENE of Gembrook, 4 km E along Black Snake Creek Rd from Whites Corner, M.D.Crisp 7127 (CANB, MEL); Grampians, Pomonal Rd, c. 2.5 km from Halls Gap, T.B.Muir 1206 (MEL, UPS). Tas.: Sulphur Ck, Sept. 1915, L.Rodway s.n. (HO).

(R.M.Barker, L.Haegi, W.R.Barker)


Data derived from Flora of Australia Volumes 16 (1995), 17A (2000) and 17B (1999), products of ABRS, ©Commonwealth of Australia