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Showing Senecio psilophyllus
Type: "Australian Capital Territory, Booderee National Park, c. 200 m SW along foreshore from Murray's boat ramp, N.M. Taws 540, 31 July 1996; holo: CANB."
APC Dist.: NSW
Etymology: "The epithet refers to the nearly glabrous mature leaves (Gk: psilos, naked, and phyllus, leaf)."
Comment: The holotype specimen was collected in the Australian Commonwealth Territory, not the Australian Capital Territory as cited in the protologue.