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Cruciferae: Phlegmatospermum drummondii

Phlegmatospermum drummondii (Benth.) O.Schulz

Species

Phlegmatospermum drummondii (Benth.) O.Schulz

Original Distribution

Australia, Western Australia, Avon Wheat Belt and South western botanical province.

Habitat

Red clay & sand

Extinction Data

IUCN = N/a FloraBase = P3, Listed Extinct by WCMC 1996

Description

Erect annual, herb, to 0.3 m high. Fl. white, cream, Aug–Sep

Number of Specimens at Kew

1

Specimen Type (Y/N)

Y

Kew Herbcat Barcode Number

K000518024

Date Collected

1845

Other Information

FloraBase p3 = taxa which are known from several populations, at least some of which are not believed to be under immediate threat. Such taxa are under consideration for declaration as ‘rare flora’, but are in need of further survey.

Information Sources

Briggs, J.D. & Leigh, J.H. (1988) Rare or threatened Australian Plants. Australin National Parks and Wildlife Service. Briggs, J.D. & Leigh, J.H. (1996) Rare or threatened Australian Plants. CSIRO publishing, Melbourne. Leigh, J.H., Briggs, J. & Hartley, W. (1981) Rare or threatened Australian Plants. Australian plants National Parks and Wildlife Service. Special publication nr 7. pp 37. Walter, K.S. and Gillett, H.J. (eds) (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre IUCN – The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK