Hexaspora pubescens C.T.White (1933:48)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1 October 1929 (source)

Rediscovered in 1976 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:12)



Queensland, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

White, C. T. (1933) Contributions from the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University 4: 58.


Other references:

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]

Jessup, L. W. (1984). Celastraceae, pp. 150-180 [168]. In: George, Alexander S. (ed.). Flora of Australia Volume 22, Rhizophorales to Celastrales. Canberra: Australian Government Printing Service.

Leigh, John H., Boden, Robert and Briggs, John D. (1984). Extinct and Endangered Plants of Australia. South Melbourne, Victoria: The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty Ltd. viii + 369 pp. [pp. 179-180]

Silcock, Jen L., Field, Ashley R., Walsh, Neville G. and Fensham, Roderick J. (2019). To name those lost: assessing extinction likelihood in the Australian vascular flora. Oryx 54(2): 167-177. [Supplementary Material]


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