Hakea pulvinifera L. Johnson, 1962

Lake Keepit hakea



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: April 1966

Rediscovered on 13 September 1988



near Lake Keepit, New South Wales, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Johnson, L. A. S. (1962). Taxonomic notes on Australian plants. Contributions to the NSW National Herbarium 3(3): 93-102.


Other references:

Barker, R.M., Haegi, L. and Barker, W.R. (1999) Hakea. Flora of Australia 17B: 44.

R.M.Barker, L.Haegi, W.R.Barker (2017) Hakea pulvinifera. In: Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra. [Date Accessed: 14 January 2020]

Barker, R.M., Harden, G.J., Haegi, L. and Barker, W.R. (2000) Hakea. In Harden, G.J., Hardin, D.W and Godden, D.C. (eds) Proteaceae of New South Wales (New South Wales University Press: Sydney).

Barker, W. R. and Morrison, S. P. (1989). Hakea pulvinifera L. Johnson (Proteaceae): A rediscovered species under threat. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 11(2): 175-177. [Abstract]

Benson, J. (1988) Survey Report on Hakea pulvinifera (Proteaceae) L. Johnson. Keepit State Recreation Area Unpublished report NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service: Sydney.

Briggs, J. D. and Leigh, J. H. (1996) Rare or Threatened Australian Plants. Revised Edition. (CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne)

Harden, G.J. (1991) Hakea. In Harden, G.J. (ed.) Flora of New South Wales. Volume 2 (New South Wales University Press: Sydney).

Hnatiuk, R. J. (1990). Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series 11: 1-650.

Hosking, J. R. and James, T. A. (1998). Native and exotic flora of the North Western Slopes upstream of the junction of the Peel and Namoi Rivers, New South Wales. Cunninghamia 5(3): 721-766.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Hunter, J.T., Bell, D.M. and Earl, J. (1999) Survey for Hakea pulvinifera in the Lake Keepit Area (NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service: Sydney).

Jones, E. (1997) Conservation of Rare Hakea pulvinifera. Unpublished Honours Thesis (University of New England: Armidale).

Leigh, J., Boden, R. and Briggs, J. (1984) Extinct and Endangered Plants of Australia (The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty Ltd: Melbourne).

McGillivray, D.J. (1975) Hakea pulvinifera L. Johnson - is it extinct? Telopea 1(1): 19-32.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (1999) Hakea pulvinifera. Draft Recovery Plan (NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service: Sydney).

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (2003) Threatened Species of the New England Tablelands and North West Slopes of NSW. (NSW NPWS, Coffs Harbour)

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.

Wrigley, J.W. and Fagg, M. (1989) Banksias, Waratahs and Grevilleas and all other plants in the Australian Proteaceae family. Angus and Roberston, Sydney.


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