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The Long-leaved Corkwood (Hakea lorea) are found growing throughout the arid region of Central Australia. Sometimes spelt Long Leaf Corkwood and also known as the Bootlace Corkwood and Corkbark Tree. Usually having upward pointing leaves, it has thin leaves that can be up to 45 cm in length.

They have a striking cream to pale green-yellow flower spikes. Together with its gnarled with thick, fissured bark bark, they are a striking looking tree that can grow up to 6 metres in height.

Common Name
Hakea, Corkwood, Long-leaf Corkwood, Corkbark Tree.

This tree grows in a wide range of habitats that include rocky ranges, dry open woodland and spinifex sandplains.

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Clade: Tracheophytes
  • Clade: Angiosperms
  • Clade: Eudicots
  • Order: Proteales
  • Family: Proteaceae
  • Genus: Hakea
  • Species: H. lorea
  • Binomial name: Hakea lorea