The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Tetratheca elliptica J. Thompson, 1976:178



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now considered a synonym of T. setigera (Humphreys et al., 2019).


Conservation Status






Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Thompson, Joy. (1976). A revision of the genus Tetratheca (Tremandraceae). Telopea 1(3): 139-215.


Other references:

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

Hopper, S. D., Keighery, G. J. and Wardell-Johnson, G. (1992). Flora of the karri forest and other communities in the Warren Botanical Subdistrict of Western Australia. Department of Conservation and Land Management Occasional Paper 2/92: 1-32.

Humphreys, Aelys M. et al. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Lyons, M. N., Keighery, G. J., Gibson, N. and Wardell-Johnson, G. (2000). The vascular flora of the Warren bioregion, south-west Western Australia: composition, reservation status and endemism. CALM Science 3(2): 181-250.

POWO. 2018. Plants of the World online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


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