Comesperma rhadinocarpum F.Muell.,1878:1

Slender-fruited comesperma



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: November 1877 or later

Rediscovered in 1988



Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Mueller, F. v. (1858-1882). Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae. Government Printer, Melbourne.


Other references:

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]

Leigh, J., Boden, R. and Briggs, J. (1984). Extinct and Endangered Plants of Australia. Melbourne: MacMillan. 370 pp.

Patrick, Susan J. (2001). Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Geraldton District. Western Australian wildlife management program No. 26. Bantley DC: Department of Conservation and Land Management.


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