Hakea sericea Schrad. & J.C.Wendl.

Silky Hakea

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Hakea

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Size: To 6' tall


Silky hairs on tips. Leaves needle-like, rigid, to 2.5" long, pointed. Cream flowers in along the ends of the branches. Weedy.


Published in Sert. Hannover. 27 in 1797.

Native to Australia.

Synonyms Banksia tenuifolia Salisb., Hakea tenuifolia (Salisb.) Britten, Conchium aciculare Vent., Hakea gibbosa auct., Hakea acicularis (Vent.) Knight.


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