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Showing Ptilotus andersonii
Type: "Burnerbinmah Station, Western Australia [precise locality withheld for conservation reasons], 13 September 1996, S. Patrick 2787 (holo: PERTH 05068517)."
Etymology: "Ptilotus andersonii is named after Don Anderson, then owner, now caretaker, of Burnerbinmah Station. Don has been an innovative farmer and pastoralist who has shown great consideration to the environment and bushland on his property. Although lodged under a Sue Patrick collecting number, the specimen was collected by Don (S. Patrick pers. comm.)."
APC Dist.: WA