Proboscidea louisianica (Mill.) Thell.

Purple-flower Devil's-Claw

Mém. Soc. Sci. Nat. Cherbourg sér. 14 38: 480 (1912) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Extinct

Establishment means:Introduced

2 subspecies; 1 subspecies naturalised in Victoria. Profile provided under subspecies.

Source: Christensen, T.J. (1999). Pedaliaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-08-09
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Lamiales
family Pedaliaceae
genus Proboscidea
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Proboscidea louisianica in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Proboscidea louisianica in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee extinct naturalised
Northern Inland Slopes extinct naturalised