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Ptilotus polystachyus (Gaudich.) F.Muell.
Prince of Wales Feathers
Common in central and Western Australia, green and pink plants grow together.

   
Ptilotus polystachyus Ptilotus polystachyus
 
Description:Plant (pink form) Description:Plant (green form)
Location: Highway 8, East of Alice Springs, Northern Territory Location:Highway 8, East of Alice Springs, Northern Territory
GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
Date of photo:2 October 2010 Date of photo:2 October 2010
Field No.:U548 Field No.:U548
   
Ptilotus polystachyus Ptilotus polystachyus
Description:Pink flowers Description:Flowers
Location:Urandangie to Dajarra, North West Queensland Location:Highway 8, E of Alice Springs, Northern Territory
GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
Date of photo:27 June 2009 Date of photo:2 October 2010
Field No.:U547 Field No.:U548
   
Ptilotus polystachyus Ptilotus polystachyus
Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant in habitat
Location:Birdsville Track, South West Queensland Location:Birdsville Track, South West Queensland
GPS coordinates:26˚24.995S,139˚31.444E GPS coordinates:26˚24.995S,139˚31.444E
Date of photo:6 August 2012 Date of photo:6 August 2012
Field No.:1133 Field No.:1124
   
Ptilotus polystachyus Ptilotus polystachyus
Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant showing sprawling habit
Location:Sand Dune, Diamantina National Park, South West Queensland Location:Sand Dune, Diamantina National Park, South West Queensland
GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
Date of photo:16 June 2007 Date of photo:24 June 2009
Field No.:U549 Field No.:U549
   
Ptilotus polystachyus Ptilotus polystachyus
Description:Flowers Description:Plant in habitat
Location:Joonjoo Botanical Trail, Derby, Western Australia Location:Joonjoo Botanical Trai, Derby, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:17˚20.7870S,123˚39.8840E GPS coordinates:17˚20.7870S,123˚39.8840E
Date of photo:22 June 2017 Date of photo:22 June 2017
Field No.:6164 Field No.:6164
   
Ptilotus polystachyus Ptilotus polystachyus
Description:Leaf Description:Leaf - underside
Location:Joonjoo Botanical Trai, Derby, Western Australia Location:Joonjoo Botanical Trai, Derby, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:17˚20.7870S,123˚39.8840E GPS coordinates:17˚20.7870S,123˚39.8840E
Date of photo:22 June 2017 Date of photo:22 June 2017
Field No.:6164 Field No.:6164
   
   
   
   

Reference (accessed 22 October 2017):

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2751

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Ptilotus~polystachyus

 

 

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Page created 28 November 2010
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Roger Fryer and Jill Newland  2010 - 2017

 

 

 

 

Ptilotus polystachyus