Gastrolobium lehmannii Meisn. (1844:70)

Cranbrook pea



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nemcia lehmannii (Meisn.) Crisp in C.H.Stirton (ed.), Advances Legume System. 3: 127 (1987); Gastrolobium lehmanii Meisn. (1844:70) [used by Silcock et al., 2019:SM:13]; Nemcia lehmanii (Meisn.) Crisp in C.H.Stirton (1987:127) [used by Silcock et al., 2019:SM:13]


Conservation Status

Last record: 1918 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:13)

Rediscovered in 1994 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:13)



Western Australia (southwest), Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Meissner (1844). Plantae Preissianae.:70.


Other references:

Brown, A., C. Thomson-Dans & N. Marchant, eds. (1998). Western Australia's Threatened Flora. Como, Western Australia: Department of Conservation and Land Management.

Chandler, G.T., M.D. Crisp, L.W. Cayzer & R.J. Bayer (2002). Monograph of Gastrolobium (Fabaceae: Mirbelieae). Australian Systematic Botany 15(5): 619-739.

Crisp, M. (1987). Advances in Legume Systematics.: 619-739.

Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

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

Hopper, S.D., S. van Leeuwen, A.P. Brown & S.J. Patrick (1990). Western Australia's Endangered Flora and other plants under consideration for declaration. Perth, Western Australia: Department of Consrvation and Land Management.

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. [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Lepschi, B. and Monro, A. (Project Coordinators). (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria.

Marchant, N. G. and Keighery, G. J. (1979). Poorly collected and presumably rare vascular plants of Western Australia. Kings Park Research Notes No. 5. West Perth: Kings Park and Botanic Garden. 103 pp.

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]

Threatened Flora Seed Centre (TFSC). (2005). Records held in the Department of Conservation and Land Management's Threatened Flora Seed Centre database. Perth, Western Australia: Department of Conservation and Land Management.

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.

Western Australian Department of Conservation and Land Management (WA CALM) (2005). Records held in CALM's Declared Flora Database and Rare flora files. Perth, Western Australia: WA CALM.


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