Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Senecio psilophyllus
Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
Senecio psilophyllus I.Thomps. , legitimate, scientific
Thompson, I.R. (22 July 2004), Taxonomic studies of Australian Senecio (Asteraceae): 1. The disciform species. Muelleria 19: 189, Figs 40b, 42 BHL APC [tax. nov.]
  • 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.
Thompson, I.R. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2015), Senecio. Flora of Australia 37: 240, map [secondary reference]