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Showing Gomphrena splendida
Type: "North Maret Island, Western Australia, [precise locality withheld for conservation reasons], 28 February 2007, R.L. Barrett RLB 9048 (holo: PERTH 08615152; iso: BRI, CANB, DNA, K, MEL)."
Etymology: "The epithet is from the Latin splendidus (splendid), in reference to the showy flowers and attractive leaves and habit of this species, which suggest it has great horticultural potential."
APC Dist.: WA