Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Cryptachne columboola
Poaceae Barnhart
Cryptachne columboola E.J.Thomps. , legitimate, scientific
Thompson, E.J. (9 November 2022), Cryptachne E.J.Thomps. (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Cleistochloinae), a new genus for Queensland with three new species. Austrobaileya 12: 37-38 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Queensland. Darling Downs District: 23 km NE of Miles, 10 km NNE of Columboola, 26 March 2013, E.J. Thompson EJT906 & B.K. Simon (holo: BRI [AQ1021906, comprising 2 sheets])."
taxonomic synonym: Dimorphochloa sp. (Miles E.J.Thompson EJT888) [n/a]
  • Etymology: "The specific epithet is derived from the name of the location where the species was first discovered, near the small Queensland country town Columboola, in Barunggam country. The town is named after Columboola Creek, an Aboriginal word, meaning plenty of white cockatoos (, accessed 13 September 2021). The epithet is to be treated as a noun in apposition."