Sclerolaena × caput-casuarii

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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: Chenopodiaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Camphorosmoideae
Tribus: Camphorosmeae
Genus: Sclerolaena
Nothospecies: Sclerolaena × caput-casuarii


Sclerolaena × caput-casuarii (J.H.Willis) A.J. Scott, Feddes Repert. 89(2-3): 111. (1978)

Considered as "Probably a hybrid between Babbagia acroptera F.Muell. & Tate and Sclerolaena divaricata (R.Br.) Smith." (by P.G.Wilson 1984, Fl. Australia 4: 274). Now regarded as a probable hybrid between Sclerolaena divaricata and Osteocarpum acropterum var. deminutum." (Walsh, N.G. 1996, in: Flora of Victoria 3: 179)


  • Basionym
    • Bassia caput-casuarii J.H.Willis, Vict. Naturalist 73(11): 153. 1957
      • Type: "Victoria (boreali-occidentalis remota). Meridian Road, about 5–6 miles south of Benetook. E. Ramsay, 1 Jul. 1950. Holotype: MEL, Isotypes: AD, NSW, BRI, CANB, K.


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Victoria

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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