Glyceria drummondii (Steud.) C.E.Hubb., 1934:450

Nangetty grass



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Porroteranthe drummondii Steud., 1855:287


Conservation Status


Last record: pre-1934 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:17)

Rediscovered in 1995 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:17); 1996 (O'Donoghue & Atkins, 2000:25)

Last record: between 2000-2004 (source)



north of Mingenew, Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hubbard, C. E. (1934). Gramineae Australienses 2. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 10: 444-451.


Other references:

Bentham, G. (1855). Plantae Mullerianae. Mimoseae. Linnaea 26, 621. [relevant citation?]

Gardner, Charles A. (1952). Flora of Western Australia, Vol. 1(1). Gramineae. Government Printer, Perth. [p. 102]

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

Hopper, Stephen D., van Leeuwun, Stephen, Brown, Andrew and Patrick, Susan. (1990). Western Australia's Endangered Flora and Other Plants Under Consideration for Declaration. Wanneroo: Dept. of Conservation and Land Management, W.A. Wildlife Research Centre.

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]

O'Donoghue, Mike and Atkins, Ken. (2000). Lost Jewels in the Bush. Landscope 15(3): 23-27.

Patrick, Susan J. (2001). Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Geraldton District. Western Australian wildlife management program No. 26. Bantley DC: Department of Conservation and Land Management.

[2002] D.Sharp & B.K.Simon, AusGrass, Grasses of Australia

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]

Steudel, E. G. (1855). Synopsis plantarum glumacearum, Part 1. J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart, p. 287.

[2009] A.Wilson (ed.). Flora of Australia, Vol 44A. Poaceae 2 (77)


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