Thysanotus racemoides (Asparagales: Laxmanniaceae), a new species from South Australia and western Victoria

Udani Sirisena, Terry D Macfarlane, John G Conran

Abstract


Thysanotus racemoides Sirisena, T.D.Macfarl. & Conran, a new species from South Australia and western Victoria is described and distinguished from the previously conspecific T. juncifolius (Salisb.) J.H.Willis & Court, the revised distribution of which is New South Wales and eastern Victoria. Descriptions, photographic plates and a map are provided for the new species and T. juncifolius. The key in the Flora of Australia is amended to accommodate the new species.

Keywords


Thysanotus, Laxmanniaceae, Taxonomy, Morphology, Anatomy, Microscopy, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7751/telopea2013023