The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Hutchinsia tasmanica W.J. Hooker, 1851

Highland purse

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: November 1848

 

Distribution

near Arthur’s Lake, Tasmania, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Hooker, W. J. (1851). Icones Plantarum 9: fig. 848.

 

Other references:

Brown, M.J., Kirkpatrick, J.B. and Moscal, A. (1983). An Atlas of Tasmania’s endemic flora. Tasmanian Conservation Trust Inc., Hobart. 

Curtis, W.M. and Morris, D.I. (1975). The Student’s Flora of Tasmania. Part 1 (2nd Edition). Government Printer, Hobart.

Hewson, H. (1982). ‘Brassicaceae’, In Flora of Australia, volume 8. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Hnatiuk, R.J. (1990). Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series 11: 1-650.

Hooker, J. D. (1859). Flora Tasmaniae (Botany of the Antarctic voyage: volume 3). Lovell Reeve, London.

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]

Leigh, J., Boden, R. and Briggs, J. (1984). Extinct and endangered plants of Australia. Macmillan, Melbourne.

Wapstra, Mark et al. (2006). Finding a botanical Lazarus: tales of Tasmanian plant species 'risen from the dead'. The Tasmanian Naturalist 128: 61-85.

https://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/species/pubs/17859-listing-advice.pdf

https://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/species/pubs/17859-listing-advice.pdf

https://vanishingflora.proboards.com/thread/1325/hutchinsia-tasmanica

 

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