The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Hymenophyllum whitei Goy, 1941:127



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Field & Renner, Accepted).



Thornton Peak, Queensland (north-eastern), Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Goy. The Queensland Naturalist 11 (Aug. 1941) 127, & Plate.


Other references:

Bostock, P.D. & T.M. Spokes (1998). Hymenophyllaceae. In: Flora of Australia. 48:116-148. Canberra, ACT: ABRS/CSIRO.

Department of the Environment. (2015). Hymenophyllum whitei in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: Accessed Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:07:40 +1100.

Field, Ashley and Renner, Matthew. (Accepted, 2018). Rediscovered or reconsidered: The presumed Extinct ferns and lycophytes of tropical Queensland, Australia. Australian Systematic Botany. [Abstract]


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