Calothamnus accedens Hawkeswood, 1984

Piawaning clawflower



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: late 1980's

Rediscovered in 2004



Piawaning and Wongan Hills area, Western Australia (southwest), Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hawkeswood, Trevor J. (1984). Calothamnus accedens T. J. Hawkeswood (Myrtaceae), a rare and endangered new species from Western Australia. Nuytsia 5(2): 305-310.


Other references:

Brown A, Thomson-Dans C and Marchant N (eds.). (1998). Western Australia’s threatened flora. Department of Conservation and Land Management, Western Australia.

Department of the Environment. (2015). Calothamnus accedens in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: Accessed Mon, 2 Feb 2015 22:05:25 +1100.

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]

Stack, Gillian, Willers, Nicole, Fitzgerald, Mike and Brown, Andrew. (2006). Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora Largely Restricted to the Shire of Wongan-Ballidu. Western Australian Wildlife Management Program No. 39. Bentley, WA: Department of Conservation and Land Management. iv + 150 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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