Cassytha pedicellosa J.Z.Weber, 1981:214

Stalked dodder-laurel



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1892

Rediscovered in Late January 2009



Tasmania (including King Island), Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Weber, J. Z. (1981). A taxonomic revision of Cassytha (Lauraceae) in Australia. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 3(3): 187-262. [automatic download]


Other references:

Buchanan, A.M. (2008). A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania & Index to the Student’s Flora of Tasmania Fourth Edition. Web Edition, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart.

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]

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.

Wapstra, M., Schahinger, R., and Larcombe, L. (2009). Threatened Flora Extension Surveys, King Island 23–26 March 2009. A report to the Cradle Coast Natural Resource Management Committee. Threatened Species Section, Department of Primary Industries and Water, Hobart.


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