Platysace eatoniae (F.Muell.) C.Norman (1939:210)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Trachymene eatoniae F.Muell. in Vict. Naturalist 9: 57 (1892)


Invalid (synonym of P. cirrosa) according to (POWO, 2023).


Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019) or Invalid (synonym of P. cirrosa) (POWO, 2023)



Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Norman, C. (1939). Notes on the genus Platysace Bunge. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 77: 207-211.


Other references:

Hart, J. M. and Henwood, M. J. (2006). A revision of Australian Trachymene (Apiaceae: Hydrocotyloideae). Australian Systematic Botany 19(1): 11-57.

Hnatiuk, R. J. (1990). Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series 11: 1-650.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Marchant, N. G. and Keighery, G. J. (1979). Poorly collected and presumably rare vascular plants of Western Australia. Kings Park Research Notes No. 5. West Perth: Kings Park and Botanic Garden. 103 pp. [p. 72]

POWO. (2023). Platysace cirrosa Bunge. Plants of the World Online (online resource). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. Available at: [Accessed 25 December 2023]


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