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Alyogyne sp. Shark Bay (D.J. Edinger 6212)

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Alyogyne sp. Shark Bay (D.J. Edinger 6212) is more recently known as Alyogyne sp. Great Victoria Desert (D.J. Edinger 6212)

Reason: Phrase name updated to more accurately reflect the distribution of this taxon. Fide J.G. Conran in litt. 22/07/2015

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Alyogyne pinoniana var. leptochlamys (Benth.) Conran ms is an informal synonym.

Reason: To align with CHAH phrase name protocols 2005.

 

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