Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Astrotricha hamptonii
Araliaceae Juss.
Astrotricha hamptonii F.Muell. , legitimate, scientific
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1868), Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 6(45): 125, t. 58 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "In hiatibus rupium ad montes Hammersley-Range; C. Harper."
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 61, 142 [secondary reference]
Domin, K. (1928), Beitrage zur Flora und Pflanzengeographie Australiens. Bibliotheca Botanica 22(89): 1041 [secondary reference]
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 134 [secondary reference]
Makinson, R.O. (1 March 1991), Two new species of Astrotricha (Araliaceae) from New South Wales. Telopea 4(2): 313 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2011), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Astrotricha hamptoni F.Muell. orth. var.
  • APC Dist.: WA
Western Australian Herbarium (2011), FloraBase: the Western Australian Flora Version 2.6: - [secondary reference]
common name: Ironplant [n/a]
Barrett, R.L. & Henwood, M.J. (22 September 2015), Iron plant (Astrotricha hamptonii, Araliaceae): an enigmatic species with a rich history in bioprospecting. Telopea 18: 300-302, Figs 1, 2 (map) [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Astrotricha hamptoni F.Muell. orth. var.
  • Etymology: "The epithet honours Doctor John Stephen Hampton, Western Australian Governor (1862–1868), with whom Mueller may have been in contact regarding the medicinal properties of plants collected by Hampton during the Gregory Expedition of 1855–1856 (Sena-Becker 2012 [i.e. Sena-Becker T (2012) (ed.) More than just a union: a history of the AMA. (Accessed 9 September 2014). (Faircount Media Group: Bondi Junction, NSW)])."