Ptilotus benlii

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Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Amaranthaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Amaranthoideae
Genus: Ptilotus
Species: Ptilotus benlii


Ptilotus benlii R.W.Davis & T.Hammer, Nuytsia 28: 299 (2017)

  • Holotype: 15 km east along Northampton – Port Gregory Road from junction of Yerina Springs Road, c. 20 km north-west of Northampton, Western Australia, 3 October 2005, R. Davis 10952 (PERTH 07200773; isotype: CANB).
  • Etymology: The epithet acknowledges the significant contribution of German botanist Gerhard Benl (1910–2001) to the taxonomy of Ptilotus R.Br.


  • Ptilotus sp. Northampton (R.Davis 10952), provisional name, Western Australian Herbarium, in FloraBase [accessed 26 October 2017].



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