Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Cryptachne duaringa
Poaceae Barnhart
Cryptachne duaringa 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: 52 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Queensland. Leichhardt District: Duaringa State Forest, edge of Capricorn Highway, c. 10 km west of Duaringa, 12 May 2013, E.J. Thompson EJT931 & B.K. Simon (holo: BRI [AQ1022111, comprising 2 sheets])."
taxonomic synonym: Dimorphochloa sp. (Mt Cooper R.J.Cumming 18623) [n/a]
  • Etymology: "Etymology: The specific epithet is derived from the name of the location where the species was first discovered near the Queensland country town Duaringa, in Gangulu country. The town’s name is popularly speculated to be derived from the aboriginal words D’warra D’nanjie (Duarininga) meaning a meeting place in the swamp oaks (, accessed 13 September 2021). The epithet is to be treated as a noun in apposition."