Definition of Genus hakea
1. Noun. Australian shrubs and small trees with evergreen usually spiny leaves and dense clusters of showy flowers.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Proteaceae, Protea Family, Proteaceae
Member holonyms: Cushion Flower, Hakea Laurina, Pincushion Hakea, Hakea Leucoptera, Needle Wood, Needle-wood, Needlewood, Hakea Lissosperma, Needle Bush, Needle-bush, Needlebush
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hakea
Literary usage of Genus hakea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... 8 existing Australian species has a single fossil species in the Miocene of Carniola. The genus Hakea Schrad. with 100 recent Australian 19 ..."
2. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1837)
"We principally noticed, in the small green-house, twenty species of the genus Mimosa, eight of genus Protea, three of genus Banksia, ten of genus Hakea, ..."
3. Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia by Philip Parker King (1827)
"Of the genus Hakea, hitherto almost wholly excluded from the tropical parts of Australia, besides H. arborescens, the only species formerly observed within ..."
4. Icones Plantarum: Or Figures, with Brief Descriptive Characters and Remarks ...by William Jackson Hooker by William Jackson Hooker (1842)
"... of the genus Hakea, of which numerous species exist on the south and south-western shores of Australia. The present has beautifully fan-shaped leaves, ..."
5. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1848)
"CULTURE OF THE genus hakea. OF this genus of desirable New Holland plants nearly sixty species have been introduced, all of which are ornamental, ..."
6. The Gallery of Marianne North's Paintings of Plants and Their Homes, Royal by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, William Botting Hemsley (1886)
"The genus Hakea is peculiar to Australia, and comprises nearly one hundred species, spread over the whole country, but most numerous in the west. ..."