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  • Hakea florulenta

    Hakea florulenta  (HAKE-ee-ah floor-rue-LENT-ah)

    Common Names: Hakea, Three-nerved willow

    Derivation of the name:

    Hakea: from Baron Christian Ludwig von Hake, an 18th-century German patron of botany. 

    Florulenta: Latin word meaning “abounding in flowers” or “flowering profusely”Hakea florulenta was first formally described in 1855 by Carl Meissner from a specimen collected near Moreton Bay by Frederick Strange (1826 – 1854) who was killed by Aborigines whilst collecting near Mackay.