A taxonomic update of Brachyloma (Ericaceae: Epacridoideae: Styphelieae) in Western Australia
HISLOP, M. AND CRANFIELD, R.J.

Three new Western Australian species of Brachyloma Sond., B. djerral Cranfield & Hislop, B. elusum Hislop & Cranfield and B. pirara Cranfield & Hislop, are described and illustrated. All three are of conservation concern. A new combination, B. geissoloma (F.Muell.) Cranfield, is published to replace the illegitimate name B. concolor F.Muell. ex Benth. The following manuscript names are synonymised: B. ericoides subsp. occidentale Cranfield ms, B. geissoloma subsp. collinum Cranfield ms, B. geissoloma subsp. ovatum Cranfield ms and B. moolya Cranfield ms under B. geissoloma; B. jillup Cranfield ms, B. preissii subsp. lanceolatum Cranfield ms, B. preissii subsp. obtusifolium Cranfield ms and B. tamminense Cranfield ms under B. preissii Sond. A lectotype is designated for B. preissii. An updated key to the Western Australian species of Brachyloma is provided.