Triunia robusta (C.White) D.Foreman

Glossy spice bush



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: November 1879?

Rediscovered in 1989



Queensland, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Foreman, D. (1986). [description of Triunia robusta]. Muelleria 6: 196.


Other references:

Department of the Environment (2016). Triunia robusta in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: Accessed Wed, 25 May 2016 14:30:30 +1000.

D.B.Foreman (2017) Triunia robusta. In: Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra. [Date Accessed: 14 January 2020]

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

Humphreys, Aelys M. et al. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Olde, Peter M. (2015). Triunia kittredgei Olde (Proteaceae: Grevilleoideae: Roupaleae), a new name for Triunia robusta sensu Foreman misapplied. Telopea  18: 187-199.

Shapcott, Alison. (2002). Conservation genetics and ecology of the endangered rainforest shrub, Triunia robusta, from the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 50(1): 93-105. [Abstract]


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