Scholtzia sp. bickley



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Scholtzia sp. Bickley (W.H. Loaring s.n. PERTH 06165184) 


Conservation Status

Missing (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:7 [as Possibly extinct]) or Extinct (Whitby, 2023:3408)

Last (and only) record: 1920 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:7)


"Targeted surveys conducted; species not relocated... Scarp itself is largely uncleared, but locality may have included foot slopes of scarp, which are >95% cleared."

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



Darling Scarp east of Perth, Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Le Roux, Johannes J., Hui, C., Castillo, M. L., Iriondo, J. M., Keet, J.-H., Khapugin, A. A., Médail, F., Rejmánek, M., Theron, G. Yannelli, F. A. and Hirsch, H. (2019). Recent Anthropogenic Plant Extinctions Differ in Biodiversity Hotspots and Coldspots. Current Biology 29(17): 2912-2918.e2.

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]

Whitby, Reece. (2023). Biodiversity Conservation (Listing of Native Species) (Fauna) Order 2023. Government Gazette (WA) 135: 3393-3408.

Woinarski, John C. Z., Braby, M. F., Burbidge, A. A., Coates, D., Garnett, S. T., Fensham, R. J., Legge, S. M., McKenzie, N. L., Silcock, J L. and Murphy, B. P. (2019). Reading the black book: The number, timing, distribution and causes of listed extinctions in Australia. Biological Conservation 239: 108261.


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