Acacia prismifolia E.Pritzel, 1904:293

Diels' wattle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last records: 31 May 1901 (Diels' type collection); 1933 (Meebold's later collection)

Since rediscovered



Striling Ranges, Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology




Known from two collections ([url=]source[/url]).






Original scientific description:

E.Pritz. (1904). [description of Acacia prismifolia]. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 35: 293.


Other references:

Cowan, R. S. and Maslin, B. R. (1993). Acacia Miscellany 7. Acacia sulcata and related taxa (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) in Western Australia. Nuytsia 9(1): 69-78.

R.S. Cowan, B.R. Maslin & P.G. Kodela (2019) Acacia prismifolia. In: Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra. [Date Accessed: 14 January 2020]

Department of the Environment. (2015). Acacia prismifolia in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: Accessed Mon, 2 Feb 2015 00:15:41 +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.

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

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

Le Roux, Johannes J., Hui, C., Castillo, M. L., Iriondo, J. M., Keet, J.-H., Khapugin, A. A., Médail, F., Rejmánek, M., Theron, G. Yannelli, F. A. and Hirsch, H. (2019). Recent Anthropogenic Plant Extinctions Differ in Biodiversity Hotspots and Coldspots. Current Biology 29(17): 2912-2918.e2.

Robinson, Christopher J. and Coates, David J. (1995). Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Albany District. Western Australian Wildlife Management Program No. 20. Canberra: Australian Nature Conservation Agency / Como, Western Australia: Department of Conservation and Land Management. ix + 615 pp.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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