Hibbertia fumana Sieber ex Toelken (2012:73)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1820-1823 (Toelken & Miller, 2012:71,74); 1823 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:13)

Rediscovered on: 19 October 2016 (collection); 2016 or 2017 (recognition) (both Duretto et al., 2017)



New South Wales, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Toelken, H. R. and Miller, R. T. (2012). Notes on Hibbertia (Dilleniaceae) 8. Seven new species, a new combination and four new subspecies from subgen. Hemistemma, mainly from the central coast of New South Wales. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 25: 71-96. [Abstract]


Other references:

Duretto, Marco F., Orme, Andrew E., Rodd, Jane, Stables, Mark and Toelken, Hellmut. (2017). Hibbertia fumana (Dilleniaceae), a species presumed to be extinct rediscovered in the Sydney region, Australia. Telopea 20: 143-146.

Silcock, Jen L., Field, Ashley R., Walsh, Neville G. and Fensham, Roderick J. (2019). To name those lost: assessing extinction likelihood in the Australian vascular flora. Oryx 54(2): 167-177. [Supplementary Material]


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