Leucopogon collinus (Epacridaceae) and associated taxa in Tasmania

Powell, JM 1991 , 'Leucopogon collinus (Epacridaceae) and associated taxa in Tasmania' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 124, no. 2 , pp. 105-112 , doi: https://doi.org/10.26749/rstpp.124.2.105.

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Study of Tasmanian herbarium specimens currently under the name L. collinus (Labill.) R. Br. indicate that two other taxa are included within it. namely L. pilifer Wakefield, known previously from Victoria, and L. oreophilus Powell sp. nov. A key to the three species is given and each is described. The history of the names, problems associated with early collections and the distinction of early varieties are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Powell, JM
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
ISSN: 0080-4703
DOI / ID Number: https://doi.org/10.26749/rstpp.124.2.105
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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This Symposium is a tribute to the botanical work of Dr. Winifred M. Curtis AM, work largely concerned with Tasmanian plants. Scientific and public knowledge of the Tasmania flora has been greatly enhanced by her contributions.
Edited by M.R. Banks, S.J. Smith, A.E. Orchard and G. Kantvilas. – Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania

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