Definition of Hakea leucoptera
1. Noun. Large bushy shrub with pungent pointed leaves and creamy white flowers; central and eastern Australia.
Group relationships: Genus Hakea, Hakea
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Hakea leucoptera
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1. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1901)
"... E. longifolia, and hakea leucoptera. For the last 50 miles no trees were seen of Acacia aneura or A. excelsa, but both were found, in limited quantity, ..."
2. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1921)
"In the last-named condition the stomata lie at the bottom of pores which, in hakea leucoptera, may be intercommunicating, with the effect that sto- matal ..."
3. New South Wales: Its Progress Nad Resources by Philadelphia (Lydia), New South Wales, 1876 Centennial exhibition (1894)
"hakea leucoptera, R. Brown. THE WATER TREE. In the desert regions. Never a tall tree. Good drinking water is got from the fleshy roots of this bush in the ..."
4. Getting Gold: A Practical Treatise for Prospectors, Miners and Students by Joseph Colin Francis Johnson (1898)
"Hakea, leucoptera. " Pins and needles."—Maiden, in his work " Useful Native Plants of Australia," says : " In an experiment on a water-yielding Hakea, ..."