The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Lasiopetalum rotundifolium Paust, 1974:356



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1947

Rediscovered in 1998 or before



Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Paust, Susan. (1974). Taxonomic studies in Thomasia and Lasiopetalum (Sterculiaceae). Nuytsia 1(4): 348-366.


Other references:

DEC. (2009). Advice on Lasiopetalum rotundifolium, Species and Communities Branch. Department of Environment and Conservation. TRIM ref DOC109106.

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]

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


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