This taxon name is current. The available references for this name are:
Ptilotus sp. Lake Lefroy (G. Barrett 716) is an informal synonym.
Reason See T.R. Lally in Nuytsia 19:57(2009)
Ptilotus parvifolius var. laetus Benl is a misapplied name of Ptilotus rigidus Lally.
Reason Does not occur in W.A. Fide T. Lally in litt. Material from W.A. re-determined as P. rigidus by T. Lally.
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