The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Lepidium drummondii Thell. (year?):290

Drummond's lepidium



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Lepidium papillosum drummondii (Thell.)


Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019)

Last record: 1846?



Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Department of the Environment. (2015). Lepidium drummondii in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: Accessed Thu, 5 Feb 2015 20:27:11 +1100.

Hearn, Roger W., Meissner, Rachel, Brown, Andrew P., Macfarlane, Terry D. and Annels, Tony R. (2006). Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Warren Region. Western Australian Wildlife Management Program No. 40. Jointly published by Australian Government Department of Environment and Heritage (Canberra) & Western Australian Department of Conservation and Land Management (Bentley DC). x + 305 pp.

H. J. Hewson, Brunonia 4: 295 (1982).

H.J.Hewson. (2017). Lepidium drummondii. In: Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra. [Date Accessed: 13 January 2020]

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]

Silcock, J. L. et al. (2019). To name those lost: assessing extinction likelihood in the Australian vascular flora. Oryx 54(2): 167-177.


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