Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Brachyscome trisecta
Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
Brachyscome trisecta P.S.Short , legitimate, scientific
Short, P.S. (1 December 2014), A taxonomic review of Brachyscome Cass. (Asteraceae: Astereae), including description of a new genus, Roebuckia, new species and new infraspecific taxa. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 28: 139-140, Figs 5E, 45 APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "New South Wales. Central Coast, Watagan State Forest, 33 02'44"S, 151 19'31"E, sheltered road verge in disturbed rainforest edge of eucalypt plantation, locally common, 21 Jan. 2001, W. Cherry 344 & R.L. Cherry (holotype: NSW 448939, NSW 455658, NSW 455659; ..."
  • APC Dist.: NSW
  • Etymology: "The epithet is in reference to the common number of primary divisions of a leaf, divisions which extend to or about the midrib. It is also appropriate as the terminal lobe is cut into three - although usually no more than to about two-thirds the breadth of the lobe - and in turn is often apically 3-toothed, i.e. there are 3 levels of subdivision."