Hakea propinqua

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Hakea propinqua
Hakea warty soft leaves short mucro white vesciles.jpg
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Subfamily: Grevilleoideae
Genus: Hakea
Species: H. propinqua
Binomial name
Hakea propinqua

Hakea propinqua is a common shrub found in heathlands near Sydney, Australia. It features a large warty fruiting body and small pale yellow flowers. Leaves are around 3 cm long, 1 mm wide and with a sharp tip, around 1 mm long. Leaves are softer and at a smaller angle to the stem than the related Needlebush.[2]


  1. ^ "Hakea propinqua". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Les Robinson - Field Guide to the Native Plants of Sydney, ISBN 978-0-7318-1211-0 page 98