Triodia bromoides (F. Muell.) Lazarides (1997:417)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Triraphis bromoides F.Muell. in Fragm. 8: 108 (1873); Plectrachne bromoides (F.Muell.) C.E.Hubb. in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 34: t. 3385, p. 2 (1939)


Conservation Status

Last record: pre-1860 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:18); 2 September 1947 (Patrick, 2001:76)

Rediscovered in: 1989 (collection); December 1993 (recognition) (both Patrick, 2001:76)



Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Mueller, Ferdinand von. (1858-1882). Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae. Government Printer, Melbourne. [1873 volume, p. 108]


Other references:

Bentham, G. (1863-1878). Flora Australiensis, Vols. 1-7. Lovell Reeve & Co., London. [specifically 1866 and 1878 (p. 604) (i.e. 7th) volumes]

Clayton, W. D., Harman, K. T. and Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Gardner, C. A. (1952). Flora of Western Australia, Vol. 1(1). Gramineae. Government Printer, Perth. [p. 80]

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

Hubbard, C. E. (1939). Plectrachne pungens. In: Hooker’s Icones Plantarum, Tab 3385.

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]

M. Lazarides. Austral. Syst. Bot. 10: 417 (1997).

Mallett, K. (ed.). (2005). Flora of Australia 44B: 1-486. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

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. Bentley 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]


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