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Ptilotus auriculifolius
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Scientific classification

Ptilotus siphonandrus (Diels) Schinz
Trichinium auriculifolium A.Cunn. ex Moq.
Trichinium siphonandrum Diels

Ptilotus auriculifolius is a grass-like plant in the Amaranthaceae family.


Ptilotus auriculifolius is found only in Western Australia, in Beard's Eremaean Province, that is, in the IBRA regions of Gascoyne, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, and the Pilbara.


It was first described in 1849 by Alfred Moquin-Tandon as Trichinium auriculifolium, but was redescribed in 1882 by Ferdinand von Mueller as belonging to the genus, Ptilotus.

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