Homoranthus elusus L.M.Copel. (2011:366)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:7 [as Possibly extinct])

Last record: 1992 or 1994 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:7)


"A targeted search on Bluff Rock in 2003 failed to relocate the species, although an abundance of suitable habitat suggests that H. elusus could still be extant."

(Silcock et al., 2019:SM:7)


Distribution & Habitat

north-east New South Wales, Australia


"Granite rocky outcrop south of Tenterifeld"

(Silcock et al., 2019:SM:7)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Copeland, Lachlan M., Craven, Lyn A. and Bruhl, Jeremy J. (2011). A taxonomic review of Homoranthus (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae). Australian Systematic Botany 24(6): 351-374.


Other references:

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]


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