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Showing Nyssanthes impervia
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."