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Hakea trifurcata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Proteaceae
Scientific name  Hakea trifurcata
Order  Proteales
Genus  Hakea
Rank  Species
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Similar  Hakea undulata, Hakea prostrata, Hakea erinacea, Hakea amplexicaulis, Hakea myrtoides

Hakea trifurcata (Two-leaf or Two-leaved Hakea) (Common name Kerosine Bush) is a perennial shrub, endemic to south-west Western Australia.

Hakea trifurcata is rounded or open in habit, with both terete (needle-like) and flat, elliptic to obovate leaves. It grows to 3 metres in height and to about the same width. The flowers are cream, white or pink, often with red styles. Flowers appear between April and October, being nectar producing with a strong sweet secent sweet s

Two-leaved Hakea usually lacks a lignotuber and will grow in a variety of soils.

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Hakea trifurcata Wikipedia


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