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The journal of the Western Australian Herbarium

Labichea rossii (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae), a new species from the Yilgarn Ranges, Western Australia

A new rare species of Labichea Gaudich. ex DC. is described from a ridge of Banded Iron Formation in the ranges near Mt Holland. Unlike most species in the genus, this new species, L. rossii N.Gibson, has very dissimilar petals more reminiscent of flowers from subfamily Faboideae.