This taxon name is not current. The available references for this name are:
Polygala sp. Ciliate alae (C.R. Michell 615) is more recently known as Polygala petrophila R.A.Kerrigan var. petrophila
Reason See R.A. Kerrigan in Austral.Syst.Bot.25:121(2012)
See also: A longer explanation of these and other terms in our Plant Names Primer.
A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.