Verticordia

Plumed featherflower Verticordia plumosa, photographed by Cygnis insignis.
Belongs within: Chamelaucieae.

Verticordia, featherflowers, is an Australian genus of shrubs and small trees bearing flowers with feather-like hairs on the calyx lobes. Verticordia plumosa is a species with pink or white flowers found in southern Western Australia.

<==Verticordia
    |--V. chrysanthaG04b
    |--V. cunninghamiiLK14
    |--V. densifloraOS04
    |    |--V. d. ssp. densifloraGK00
    |    `--V. d. ssp. caespitosaGK00
    |--V. forrestiiS86
    |--V. grandifloraOS04
    |--V. habranthaGK00
    |--V. helmsiiG04a
    |--V. huegeliiOS04
    |    |--V. h. var. huegeliiOS04
    |    `--V. h. var. stylosaOS04
    |--V. insignisOS04
    |    |--V. i. ssp. insignisOS04
    |    `--V. i. ssp. comptaOS04
    |--V. lindleyiH18
    |--V. nitensR35
    |--V. pennigeraWO05
    |--V. pictaS95
    |--V. plumosaGK00
    `--V. verticillataLK14

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[G04a] Gibson, N. 2004a. Flora and vegetation of the Eastern Goldfields Ranges: part 6. Mt Manning Range. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 87 (2): 35–47.

[G04b] Gibson, N. 2004b. Flora and vegetation of the Eastern Goldfields Ranges: part 7. Middle and South Ironcap, Digger Rock and Hatter Hill. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 87 (2): 49–62.

[GK00] Gibson, N., & G. J. Keighery. 2000. Flora and vegetation of the Byenup-Muir reserve system, south-west Western Australia. CALMScience 3 (3): 323–402.

[H18] Houston, T. 2018. A Guide to Native Bees of Australia. CSIRO Publishing.

[LK14] Lyons, M. N., G. J. Keighery, L. A. Gibson & T. Handasyde. 2014. Flora and vegetation communities of selected islands off the Kimberley coast of Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 81: 205–244.

[OS04] Obbens, F. J., & L. W. Sage. 2004. Vegetation and flora of a diverse upland remnant of the Western Australian wheatbelt (Nature Reserve A21064). Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 87 (1): 19–28.

[R35] Rayment, T. 1935. A Cluster of Bees: Sixty essays on the life-histories of Australian bees, with specific descriptions of over 100 new species. Endeavour Press: Sydney.

[S95] Smith, G. T. 1995. Species richness, habitat and conservation of scorpions in the Western Australian wheatbelt. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 52: 55–66.

[S86] Snelling, R. R. 1986. The taxonomy and nomenclature of some Australian paragiine wasps (Hymenoptera: Masaridae). Contributions in Science 378: 1–19.

[WO05] Wilson, P. G., M. M. O’Brien, M. M. Heslewood & C. J. Quinn. 2005. Relationships within Myrtaceae sensu lato based on a matK phylogeny. Plant Systematics and Evolution 251: 3–19.

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