Hakea teretifolia

Common name: 

Dagger Hakea

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Grampians, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, East Gippsland (DJNPSTWZ) also NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Damp to wet heaths and heathy woodlands1

Flower description:



Erect or spreading shrub 1-4 m high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Fruits are long-beaked and small2

Image of Hakea teretifolia
Image of Hakea teretifolia
Image of Hakea teretifolia Image: Mary Ellis
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
2 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.