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The journal of the Western Australian Herbarium

New taxa in the Leucopogon gracilis group (Ericaceae: Styphelioideae: Styphelieae)

Three new taxa, Leucopogon paradoxus Hislop, L. tenuicaulis Hislop and L. elegans Sond. subsp. psorophyllus are described. The first two of these are illustrated and the distributions of all three are mapped. A key is provided for all Western Australian taxa currently referred to the informal, subgeneric Leucopogon gracilis Group (sensu Hislop & Chapman 2007). Lectotypes are designated for the following taxa: Leucopogon elegans Sond., L. gracilis R.Br., L. oppositifolius Sond. and L. oppositifolius var. pubescens Sond.

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