Hakea actites, Fam. Proteaceae
Shrub or small tree, 0.3-5m high with a lignotuber. When young, branchlets are silky to tomentose. Previously Hakea gibbosa.
|Form or habit:||Shrub, Small tree|
Terete, 3.5-13.5cm x 0.8-1.3mm, glabrescent, flexible to somewhat rigid.
|Flower description:||The inflorescence consists of one to six white flowers, occasionally a bluish-green with a powdery film, appearing in clusters in leaf axils. Flower stalks are 0.6-1mm long, covered in short rusty coloured matted hairs. The pedicel is 1.8-3mm long, covered sparsely or with matted silky white and rusty coloured hairs.|
|Fruit description:||Brown, ovoid or obovoid follicle, 20-35 x 16-25mm, the surface wrinkled but not usually distinctly warted, beak as a smooth, somewhat flattened rim extending down one side, horns present but obscure.|
|Habitat:||Open forest, woodland.|
|Distribution||Queensland, New South Wales.|
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|Toxicity:||No toxicity known|
|Information sources:||Atlas of Living Australia (2022) Hakea actites W.R.Barker., PlantNET (2022) Hakea actites W.R.Barker. FloraOnline.|