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The journal of the Western Australian Herbarium

The taxonomy of the Styphelia corynocarpa subgroup (Ericaceae: Epacridoideae: Styphelieae)

A small subgroup within the heterogeneous Styphelia Sm. Group X is recognised based on morphological and molecular data. A morphological synopsis of, and key to, the subgroup are provided, and all four member species are described and illustrated. Three of the four species are described as new, S. anomala Hislop, S. cylindrica Hislop and S. planiconvexa Hislop, while S. corynocarpa (Sond.) F.Muell. is given an updated description. Styphelia anomala has Western Australian conservation listing as Priority Two.

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