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Useful Temperate Plants

Hakea lorea

(R.Br.)R.Br.

Proteaceae


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+ Synonyms

Common Name: Cork Tree

Hakea lorea
Ripening fruits
Photograph by: Mark Marathon
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General Information

Hakea lorea is a Tree up to 5.00 metres tall.
It has edible uses.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

285
Title
Florabase
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent on-line database of Western Australian plants
,
286
Title
Flora of Australia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/abif/flora/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
The full information from the Flora of Australia - on-line. An excellent resource.

Range

Australia - Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia, Queensland.

Habitat

Amongst low trees, or grassland; occurring on outcrops; in rocky or stony soil, or sand, or wet soil; occupying flood plains, rocky outcrop on sand plain[
285
Title
Florabase
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent on-line database of Western Australian plants
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *
HabitTree
Height5.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

A sweet drink can be made from the crushed nectar-rich flowers[
144
Title
Wild Food in Australia.
Publication
 
Author
Cribb. A. B. and J. W.
Publisher
Fontana
Year
1976
ISBN
0-00-634436-4
Description
A very good pocket guide.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2018-08-21. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Hakea+lorea>

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