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. In: Flora of Australia Volume 22, ed. AS George, Australian Government Printing Service, Canberra.

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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