The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Barbarea australis Hook.f., 1852

Riverbed wintercress

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1830's (February 1837 or later)

Rediscovered in 1982

 

Distribution

Tasmania, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

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

 

Other references:

Curtis, W. M. (1956). The Student’s Flora of Tasmania Part 1. Gymnospermae Angiospermae: Ranunculaceae to Myrtaceae. Hobart: Government Printer.

Hewson, H.J., 1982. Brassicaceae. In Flora of Australia Vol 8 Lecythidales to Batales (A.S. George, editor). Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Rodway, L. (1903). The Tasmanian Flora. Hobart: Government Printer.

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

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