This taxon name is current. The available references for this name are:
Ptilotus sp. Northampton (R. Davis 10952) is an informal synonym.
Reason See R.W. Davis & T.A. Hammer in Nuytsia 28:299 (2017)
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A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.