Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
Brachyscome melanocarpa subsp. thompsonensis P.S.Short , legitimate, scientific
Short, P.S. (1 December 2014), A taxonomic review of Brachyscome Cass. s.lat. (Asteraceae: Astereae), including description of a new genus, Roebuckia, new species and new infraspecific taxa. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 28: 128, Fig. 4I APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Queensland. Channel country near Thompson River, black soil. 17 miles N of Longreach on Muttaburra road. 9 Sept. 1956, N.T. Burbidge 5517 (holotype: CANB 40145; isotype: AD 96427028)."
  • APC Dist.: Qld
  • Etymology: "Reflecting the locality of the type specimen from the floodplain of the Thompson River."
Bostock, P.D. & Holland, A.E. (November 2015), Appendix A: New names and name and status changes 2014 census to 2015 census. Introduction to the Census of the Queensland Flora 2015: 18 [secondary reference]