Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Eremophila labrosa
Scrophulariaceae Juss.
Eremophila labrosa Chinnock , legitimate, scientific
Chinnock, R.J. (2007), Eremophila and allied genera: 264-264, Fig. 130, Map 105 APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: 4 km N of the Hyden-Lake Cronin road, 5.5 km W of Lake Cronin, Western Australia, 6.x.1976, R.J. Chinnock 3249 (holotype: AD; isotype: AD, CANB, K, MEL, PERTH, MO).
nomenclatural synonym: Eremophila labrosa Paczk. & A.R.Chapm. nom. inval.
  • APC Dist.: WA
  • Etymology: "Latin labrosa, large-lipped; referring to the prominent lower lip of the corolla."
Brown, A. & Buirchell, B. (2011), A field guide to the eremophilas of Western Australia: 157 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "The specific name labrosa (large-lipped), refers to the prominent lower-lip of the corolla."
George, A.S. (December 2019), On orthography. Australian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter 181: 41 [secondary reference]
  • Text: Eremophila labrosa: said to be named from ‘Latin labrosa, large-lipped, referring to the prominent lower lip of the corolla’ but there is no such word; labrum is a lip and Labros the name of a dog; the correct word would have been labiosa, with large lips.”