Hakea dactyloides

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Name and publication()

Hakea dactyloides (Gaertn.) Cav., Anal. Hist. Nat. 1: 215 (1799).

Description()

Fruits of the finger hakea are sometimes encountered in potpourri imported from Australia. Follicles are ovoid and roughish, 2-3.5 cm long x 1.5-2 cm wide, with a small apiculate apex.

Nativity and distribution()

Hakea dactyloides is native to Australia.

Family()

Proteaceae