Leionema lachnaeoides A. Cunn.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Phebalium lachnaeoides A.Cunn.; Phebalium lachnoides Sweet


Conservation Status

Last record: early 1800's

Rediscovered in 1989



Blue Mountains, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Cohn, J. (1993). Conservation research statement and recovery plan (research and management) for Leionema lachnaeoides Cunn. Prepared for the Australian National parks and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species program project No. 251.

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. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (2001). Leionema lachnaeoides Recovery Plan. NSW NPWS, Hurstville.

Westen, L.H. and Portners, M.F. (1991). Leionema. In Harden, G.J. (ed). Flora of New South Wales, Vol. 2, p. 255-263. New South Wales University press, Sydney.

Wilson, P. (1998) New species and nomenclatural changes in Phebalium and related genera (Rutaceae) Nuytsia 12(2): 267-288.


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