Lepyrodia heleocharoides Gilg (1904:87)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last (and only) record: 1900 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:18)

Rediscovered in 1976 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:18)



Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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

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]

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]

Williams, Kim, Horan, Andrew, Wood, Scott and Webb, Andrew. (2001). Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Central Forest Region. Western Australian Wildlife Management Program No. 33. Department of Conservation and Land Management.


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