Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Cycas distans
Cycadaceae Pers.
Cycas distans P.I.Forst. & B.Gray , legitimate, scientific
Forster, P.I. & Gray, B. (18 December 2017), Cycas distans P.I.Forst. & B.Gray (Cycadaceae), a new species from southern Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. Austrobaileya 10(1): 75-81, Figs 1-13 APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Queensland. COOK DISTRICT: Mitchell River catchment, 25 September 2015, B. Gray 9689 & S. Kitchener (holo: BRI [3 sheets + carpological]; iso: CNS distribuendi)."
  • APC Dist.: Qld
  • Etymology: "The species epithet is from the Latin distans (the present participle of distõ) and means ‘standing apart’, an allusion to the disjunct occurrence of this species."
Bostock, P.D. & Holland, A.E. (August 2018), Appendix A: New names and name and status changes 2017 to 2018. Introduction to the Census of the Queensland Flora 2018: 6 [secondary reference]