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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Sunda Islands (Timor), New Guinea(Aru Islands: Trangan), Australia.
Ptilotus obovatus

Native to:

Lesser Sunda Is., Maluku, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Belgium

Ptilotus R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 415 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0