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Common name

English: Needlebush, Silky Hakea

Portuguese: Háquea-espinhosa

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Proteales (8)

        Family: Proteaceae (8)(family description)

          Genus: Hakea (2)

            Epithet: sericea Schrad. & J.C.Wendl. (2)

Synonyms: Banksia tenuifolia Salisb., Conchium aciculare Sm. ex Vent.

aciculare => needle-like

sericea => silky, covered with silky pubescence

tenuifolia => slender-leaved, fine-leaved

Characteristics

Habit: shrub, arborescent

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Hakea sericea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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