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- figured in two plates by Ferdinand Bauer. "Capt. King brought over living plants of Cephalotus to the Royal Gardens of Kew in 1823, which flowered in August, 1827."
- Robert Brown (1832) Remarks on the structure and affinities of Cephalotus,
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- Willis, James Hamlyn (1965), "Historical notes on the W.A. pitcher plant, Cephalotus follicularis including the provenance of type material" in West Australian Naturalist 10:1–7.