The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Persoonia prostrata R.Br., 1810:163



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Linkia prostrata (R.Br.) Kuntze


Possibly a synonym of P. stradbrokensis.


Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019)

Last record: 31 July 1802 or later



Fraser Island (northern tip), Queensland, Australia (eastern)


Biology & Ecology










Department of the Environment. (2015). Persoonia prostrata in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: Accessed Sat, 7 Feb 2015 18:19:58 +1100.

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.

P.H.Weston (2017) Persoonia prostrata. In: Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra. [Date Accessed: 13 January 2020]


<< Back to the Proteales database