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The journal of the Western Australian Herbarium

Poranthera moorokatta (Phyllanthaceae), a rare new species from Perth, Western Australia

Poranthera moorokatta R.L.Barrett is described as a new species recently discovered in Banksia woodland in Kings Park, in the heart of the Perth metropolitan area. Poranthera moorokatta is morphologically allied to P. triandra J.M.Black, a woodland species distributed from Lake King in Western Australia to the Grampians in Victoria, and perhaps also to P. dissecta Halford & R.J.F.Hend., a species from granite outcrops in south-east Western Australia.