The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Drummondita ericoides Harv., 1855:53

Moresby Range drummondita



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1926

Rediscovered in 1980



Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Harvey, W. H. (1855). Characters of some New Genera of Plants recently discovered by Mr James Drummond in Western Australia. Hooker's Journal of botany and Kew Garden miscellany 7: 53.


Other references:

Atkins, K. (2003) Declared Rare and Priority Flora List for Western Australia. Department of Conservation and Land Management, Western Australia.

Bentham, G. (1863). Flora Australiensis, Vol. 1. Lovell Reeve & Co., London.

Brown, A., Thomson-Dans, C. and Marchant, N. (Eds) (1998) Western Australia’s Threatened Flora, Department of Conservation and Land Management, Western Australia

Grieve, B. J. and Blackall, W. E. (1998). How to know Western Australian wildflowers: a key to the flora of the extratropical regions of Western Australia. Part II, Dicotyledons (Amaranthaceae to Lythraceae). Restructured & rev. 2nd ed. University of Western Australia Press, Western Australia.

Leigh, J., Boden, R. and Briggs, J. (1984). Extinct and Endangered Plants of Australia. Melbourne: MacMillan. 370 pp.

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.

Patrick, Susan J. and Hopper, Stephen D. (1982). A guide to the gazetted rare flora of Western Australia. Supplement 1. Report No. 54. Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Perth.

Stack, Gillian, Chant, Alanna and English, Val. (2004). Moresby Range Drummondita (Drummondita ericoides) Interim Recovery Plan 2004-2009. Interim Recovery Plan No. 168. Wanneroo, W.A.: Department of Conservation and Land Management.

Wilson, P. G. (1971). Taxonomic notes on the family Rutaceae, principally of Western Australia. Nuytsia 1: 197-207.


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