Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Polygala succulenta
Polygalaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
Polygala succulenta R.A.Kerrigan , legitimate, scientific
Kerrigan, R.A. (30 April 2012), A treatment for Polygala of northern Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 25(2): 128-129, Figs 2A, 3H, 5A, 10E (map) [tax. nov.]
  • Type: 780m NE along Green Ant Ck towards East Springs, off Adelaide River Scenic Hwy, 02.ii.2004. R.A. Kerrigan 727 & R.K. Harwood; holo: DNA 161693!; iso: BRI, CANB, PERTH.
pro parte misapplication: Polygala arvensis Willd. legitimate by Bentham, G. (30 May 1863), Flora Australiensis 1: 140-141 misapplication: Polygala arvensis Willd. legitimate by Ewart, A.J. & Davies, O.B. (1917), The Flora of the Northern Territory: 160 misapplication: Polygala arvensis Willd. legitimate by Northern Territory Herbarium (2004), Checklist of Northern Territory Vascular Plant Species: -
  • Etymology: "Latin succulentus (succulent), referring to the succulent floral appendages."
Biggs, L.J. & Parker, C.M. (21 November 2013), Updates to Western Australia's vascular plant census for 2012. Nuytsia 23: 506 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2014), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Polygala sp. narrow sepals var. succulent (R.A.Kerrigan 727) R.A.Kerrigan [n/a] taxonomic synonym: Polygala sp. narrow sepals (R.A.Kerrigan 727) R.A.Kerrigan [n/a] pro parte misapplication: Polygala arvensis Willd. legitimate by Bentham, G. (30 May 1863), Flora Australiensis 1: 140-141 pro parte misapplication: Polygala chinensis L. legitimate by Adema, F.A.C.B. (1967), A review of the herbaceous species of Polygala in Malesia (Polygalaceae). Blumea 14(2): 269 misapplication: Polygala arvensis Willd. legitimate by Ewart, A.J. & Davies, O.B. (1917), The Flora of the Northern Territory: 160 misapplication: Polygala arvensis Willd. legitimate by Northern Territory Herbarium (2004), Checklist of Northern Territory Vascular Plant Species: -
  • APC Dist.: WA, NT