Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Ptilotus decalvatus
Amaranthaceae Juss.
Ptilotus decalvatus Benl , legitimate, scientific
Benl, G. (21 December 1979), Three new species of Ptilotus (Amaranthaceae) from Western Australia. Nuytsia 2(6): 349-353, Figs 5, 6 BHL [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Byam Martin Island, Bonaparte Archipelago (124°22′E, 15°24′S), growing in alluvium; coll. P.G. Wilson 11513, 11 July 1973 (holotype: PERTH; isotypes: M, PERTH)."
  • Etymology: "The specific epithet, meaning "become glabrous", refers to the tepals, in which the sparse pubescence soon wears off."
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 73 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Amaranthaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 126, Fig. 32C [secondary reference]
Western Australian Herbarium (2007), FloraBase: the Western Australian Flora Version 2.5: - APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: WA