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Showing Acaena australis
Text: "Is this Australian?"
APC Comment: A South American taxon, now referred to Acaena sericea J.Jacq., but not known to occur in Australia. Recorded by A.D.Chapman, Austral. Pl. Name Index 25 (1991), with a query "Is this Australian?" but the type locality given for Salisbury's basionym is "Port Desire" [Puerto Deseado, Argentina].