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Ptilotus divaricatus
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Scientific classification

Ptilotus striatus (Moq. ex Benth.) F.Muell.
Trichinium divaricatum Gaudich.
Trichinium striatum Moq. ex Benth.

Ptilotus divaricatus (common name - climbing mulla mulla) is a grass-like plant in the Amaranthaceae family.


Ptilotus divaricatus is found only in Western Australia.


It was first described in 1829 by Charles Gaudichaud-Beaupré as Trichinium divaricatum, but was redescribed in 1868 by Ferdinand von Mueller as belonging to the genus, Ptilotus.

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