Persoonia prostrata R.Br., 1810:163



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Linkia prostrata (R.Br.) Kuntze


Possibly a synonym of P. stradbrokensis.


Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019)

Last record: 31 July 1802 or later

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Fraser Island (northern tip), Queensland, Australia (eastern)


Biology & Ecology










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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. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Silcock, J. L. et al. (2019). To name those lost: assessing extinction likelihood in the Australian vascular flora. Oryx 54(2): 167-177.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.

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Weston, P., Auld, T. and Douglas, S. (2020). Persoonia prostrata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T113204241A113309835. Accessed on 30 June 2022.


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