Yawuru Nilawarl: Irrigil

Irrigil

English Name: Yellow hakea

Scientific Name: Hakea arborescens (Proteaceae)

The Irrigil has linear leaves, orange when new and golden when mature, and small flowers that grow in bunches with bird-shaped woody fruit. It has the best wood to make boomerangs or hunting sticks. The Irrigil flowers from Man-gala to the end of Barrgana and fruit from Marrul to the end of Barrgana.