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Hakea decurrens R.Br. subsp. decurrens

Semi-prostrate to erect, bushy to scrambling shrub, 0.4–2.4 m tall. Branchlets sparsely to densely appressed-pubescent or -sericeous. Leaves sparsely to moderately appressed-sericeous, quickly glabrescent. Fruit 1.8–3 cm long, 1–1.8 cm wide; red-brown wood zone 1.2–2 mm wide; pale wood zone 3.5–6 mm wide. Fig. 6F, G.

Found only on the western slopes and adjacent tablelands of the Great Dividing Ra. in N.S.W. and A.C.T. Occurs in thick scrub to open Eucalyptus woodland or forest, often in hilly country, at an altitude of 430–900 m. Flowers May–Sept., usually July. Map 37.

N.S.W.: the Mullions Ra., 22.5 km NNE of Orange, R.Coveny 4189 (DNA, NSW); 19 km N of Rylstone, 11 Apr. 1953, L.A.S.Johnson s.n. (AD, NSW); Pilliga Scrub, June 1967, N.Perry s.n. (NSW). A.C.T.: Black Mtn, W.R.Barker 5681 (AD).

(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