Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Proteaceae
Hakea lissosperma R.Br.

Verified by: Temperate sect. 11 August 2014
Notes: Verified with Flora of Australia online (http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/abrs/online-resources/flora/main/). Leaves alternate, simple and needle-like. Leaf surface not grooved. Flowers single or in very condensed few flowered racemes. Flowers white to 6mm long. Pedicels pubescent but tepals glabrous. Gynoecium to 9mm long, hypogynous gland 1 orbicular and lobed. Pollen presenter an oblique or lateral disc. Follicle very woody splitting on one side with verucose surface. Seeds 2 winged located in the same angle as stalk. Seed wing dark brown, broadly and fully down one side only.
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Wild voucher no:                                 20 March 2008
Locality:  Australia, Tasmania, Mt Field National Park, Lake Dobson
Coordinates:  1059m
Field notes: Fruit purplish/brown. Leaves light grey/green. Subalpine forest canopy with Eucalyptus subcrenulata, E. coccifera understorey, Coprosma nitida and Richea sp. Mountain slope. Upright evergreen shrub.
Collector:Cooper OBryne 12

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