Hakea ulicina

Common Name:

Furze Hakea



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Midlands, Otway Plain, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (KNPSTXZ) also NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Sclerophyll forests and coastal heathlands 1

Flower Description:

Cream-white 1


Erect shrub 2-5 m high 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are flat and smooth and fruit is ovoid 2


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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.