Prasophyllum colemaniarum R.S.Rogers, 1923:337

Lilac leek-orchid



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Prasophyllum colemanaePrasophyllum colemaniae


Considered a synonym of Prasophyllum odoratum by (Humphreys et al., 2019).


Conservation Status

Extinct or invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1922



Victoria, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

R.S.Rogers Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. South Australia 47: 337 (1923)


Other references:

Bates, R. J. (1994). Prasophyllum. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.

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. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

POWO. 2018. Plants of the World online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Silcock, J. L. et al. (2019). To name those lost: assessing extinction likelihood in the Australian vascular flora. Oryx 54(2): 167-177.

W.C.M.C. (1996). Threatened plant database of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. W.C.M.C., Cambridge, U.K.

Woinarski, John C. Z., Braby, M. F., Burbidge, A. A., Coates, D., Garnett, S. T., Fensham, R. J., Legge, S. M., McKenzie, N. L., Silcock, J L. and Murphy, B. P. (2019). Reading the black book: The number, timing, distribution and causes of listed extinctions in Australia. Biological Conservation 239: 108261.


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