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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Paniceae
Subtribus: incertae sedis
Genus: Walwhalleya
Species: W. jacobsiana – W. proluta – W. pungens – W. subxerophila

Walwhalleya Wills & J.J. Bruhl, Austral. Syst. Bot. 19: 327 (2006)

Type species: Walwhalleya pungens (Wills & J.J. Bruhl) Wills & J.J. Bruhl, Austral. Syst. Bot. 19: 327. (2006)


Whalleya Wills & J.J. Bruhl, Australian Systematic Botany 13: 462–463. (2000) nom. illeg.

Primary references

Bruhl, J.J., Wilson, P.G. & Wills, K.E. 2006. Grass not fungus: Walwhalleya nom. nov. (Poaceae, Paniceae). Australian Systematic Botany 19: 327–328. DOI: 10.1071/SB06004 Reference page. (p. 327)


Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Walwhalleya in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Walwhalleya. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
Tropicos.org 2013. Walwhalleya. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Walwhalleya. Published online. Accessed: 6 Nov. 2013.
Walwhalleya in: Australian Plant Census (APC) 2018. IBIS database, Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria. Accessed: 2018 Jan. 23.

Walwhalleya is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Poaceae.[1]

Its native range is Australia.[1]


Walwhalleya jacobsiana R.D.B.Whalley & J.J.Bruhl
Walwhalleya proluta (F.Muell.) Wills & J.J.Bruhl
Walwhalleya pungens (Wills & J.J.Bruhl) Wills & J.J.Bruhl
Walwhalleya subxerophila (Domin) Wills & J.J.Bruhl


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