Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Nyssanthes impervia
Amaranthaceae Juss.
Nyssanthes impervia A.R.Bean , legitimate, scientific
Bean, A.R. & Miller, C.H. (1 December 2011), A taxonomic revision of Nyssanthes R.Br. (Amaranthaceae). Austrobaileya 8(3): 274-276, Fig. 3, Map 3 APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: Queensland. Gregory South District: 4 km (direct) NNW of 'Trinidad' Homestead, E of Windorah, 1 September 2010, A.R.Bean 30219 (holo: BRI; iso: CANB, K, MEL, NSW).
  • APC Dist.: Qld
  • Etymology: "From the Latin impervius meaning impassable. This is in reference to the very spiny nature of the plant, making it impervious to human touch and impassable to human traffic."
Bostock, P.D. & Holland, A.E. (November 2015), Appendix A: New names and name and status changes 2014 census to 2015 census. Introduction to the Census of the Queensland Flora 2015: 17 [secondary reference]