genus Hakea

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Noun1.genus Hakea - Australian shrubs and small trees with evergreen usually spiny leaves and dense clusters of showy flowers
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Proteaceae, protea family, Proteaceae - large family of Australian and South African shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and clustered mostly tetramerous flowers; constitutes the order Proteales
cushion flower, Hakea laurina, pincushion hakea - tall straggling shrub with large globose crimson-yellow flowers; western Australia
Hakea leucoptera, needle wood, needlewood, needle-wood - large bushy shrub with pungent pointed leaves and creamy white flowers; central and eastern Australia
Hakea lissosperma, needle bush, needlebush, needle-bush - shrub with pungent rigid needle-shaped leaves and white flowers; eastern Australia
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Varying degrees of serotiny are expressed in the genus Hakea (Groom and Lamont 1997), with some species believed to recruit only after fire as obligate reseeders.
The morphology and anatomy of proteoid roots in the genus Hakea. Australian Journal of Botany 20, 155-74.