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Showing Ptilotus actinocladus
Type: "Doolgunna Station, Western Australia [precise locality withheld for conservation reasons], 5 August 2003, G. Byrne 307 (holo: PERTH 06592813)."
Etymology: "The epithet derives from the Greek aktis (a ray or beam) and klados (a branch or stem), referring to the radiating, prostrate flowering stems, sometimes becoming numerous, which are characteristic of this species ..."
APC Dist.: WA