Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Hydrocotyle phoenix
Araliaceae Juss.
Hydrocotyle phoenix A.J.Perkins , legitimate, scientific
Perkins, A.J. (28 February 2017), Rising from the ashes - Hydrocotyle phoenix (Araliaceae), a new annual species from south-western Australia. Telopea 20: 41-47 APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Six kilometres north of Windy Harbour, D’Entrecasteaux National Park, Western Australia [precise locality withheld for conservation reasons], 20 November 2015, R. Davis 12589 & A.J. Perkins (holotype: PERTH 08703019; iso: CANB, MEL, NSW)."
common name: Fire Pennywort [n/a]
  • APC Dist.: WA
  • Etymology: "The epithet phoenix is used as a noun in apposition. It refers to the serendipitous discovery of this new species within regenerating (post-wildfire) Karri forest (Fig. 1A), near Windy Harbour."
Parker, C.M. & Percy-Bower, J.M. (22 March 2018), Updates to Western Australia’s vascular plant census for 2017. Nuytsia 29: 3 [secondary reference]