Phlegmatospermum drummondii (Benth.) O.E.Schulz, 1933:93

Drummond’s phlegmatospermum



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record :c.1904

Rediscovered in 17 August 1995?; 1996 (O'Donoghue & Atkins, 2000)



Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Schultz, O. E. (1933). Botanische Jahrbucher fur Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 66, 93.


Other references:

Hewson, H. J. (1982). Brassicaceae (Cruciferae) In: George, A.S. (ed.), Flora of Australia, Vol. 8. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, pp. 231-357.

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. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Leigh, J., Boden R. & Briggs, J. (1984). Extinct and endangered plants of Australia. Macmillan Company of Australia Pty. Ltd., Melbourne.

O'Donoghue, Mike and Atkins, Ken. (2000). Lost Jewels in the Bush. Landscope 15(3): 23-27.

Patrick, Susan J. (2001). Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Geraldton District. Western Australian wildlife management program No. 26. Bantley DC: Department of Conservation and Land Management. 89 pp.

Shaw, E. A. (1974). Revisions of some genera of Cruciferae native to Australia. Contributions from the Gray Herbarium, No. 205, 147-173.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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