Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Leucopogon simulans
Ericaceae Juss.
Leucopogon simulans Hislop , legitimate, scientific
Hislop, M. (13 December 2016), New species of Leucopogon s. str. (Ericaceae: Epacridoideae: Styphelieae) from the Geraldton Sandplains. Nuytsia 27: 235-238, Figs 9, 10 (map) APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "South Eneabba Nature Reserve, Beros Road, 1.8 km from Brand Highway, Western Australia, 11 April 2010, M. Hislop 4000 (holo: PERTH 08270996; iso: CANB, MEL, NSW)."
taxonomic synonym: Leucopogon sp. Watheroo (R.D.Royce 9616) WA Herbarium [n/a] misapplication: Leucopogon phyllostachys Benth. legitimate by Paczkowska, G. & Chapman, A.R. (2000), The Western Australian Flora, a descriptive catalogue: 239
  • APC Dist.: WA
  • Etymology: "The Latin epithet (simulans: imitating, resembling) refers to the generally similar appearance the species bears to several others with broad leaves ... that occur further to the south."
Parker, C.M. & Percy-Bower, J.M. (22 March 2018), Updates to Western Australia’s vascular plant census for 2017. Nuytsia 29: 10 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Leucopogon sp. Watheroo (R.D.Royce 9616) WA Herbarium [n/a]