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Showing Eremophila retropila
Type: 3.5 km S of Meekatharra Post Office, Western Australia, 14.ix.1986, R.J. Chinnock 7114 (holotype: AD; isotypes: CANB, K, MEL, PERTH, US).
APC Dist.: WA
Etymology: "Latin retro-, backwards, pila, hairs; referring to the reflexed hairs on the branches and leaf bases."
Etymology: "retropila (backward hairs), refers to the reflexed hairs on the branches and leaf bases."