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Waitzia suaveolens

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Waitzia suaveolens, commonly known as fragrant waitzia, is an annual herb in the family Asteraceae. It is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. Plants grows to 0.6 metres in height and flower between September and January.[2][2]

The species was first formally described in 1837 and named Leptorhynchus suaveolens by English botanist George Bentham based on plant material collected from the Swan River region. It was subsequently placed in the genus Waitzia in 1917.[1]

Two varieties are currently recognised:

  • W. suaveolens var. flava Paul G.Wilson
  • W. suaveolens (Benth.) Druce var. suaveolens

References

  1. ^ a b "Waitzia suaveolens". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 11 November 2011..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
  2. ^ a b "Waitzia suaveolens". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.


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Waitzia suaveolens: Brief Summary

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Waitzia suaveolens, commonly known as fragrant waitzia, is an annual herb in the family Asteraceae. It is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. Plants grows to 0.6 metres in height and flower between September and January.

The species was first formally described in 1837 and named Leptorhynchus suaveolens by English botanist George Bentham based on plant material collected from the Swan River region. It was subsequently placed in the genus Waitzia in 1917.

Two varieties are currently recognised:

W. suaveolens var. flava Paul G.Wilson W. suaveolens (Benth.) Druce var. suaveolens
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