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Euphorbiaceae: Beyeria lepidopetala

Beyeria lepidopetala F.Muell.


Beyeria lepidopetala F.Muell.

Original Distribution

Australia, Western Australia


Yellow sand over limestone. Gully. Distribution: South Western Botanical Province : Geraldton Sandplains

Extinction Data

IUCN = Extinct Listed 1989, FloraBase = Rare, Listed Extinct by WCMC 1996


Erect, open shrub, ca 0.3 m high. Fl. green, Jul–Aug

Number of Specimens at Kew


Specimen Type (Y/N)


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Other Information

Only known from type location, Briggs, J.D. & Leigh, J.H. (1988) - FloraBase, Rare = Taxa which have been adequately searched for, and are deemed to be in the wild either rare, in danger of extinction, or otherwise in need of special protection, and have been gazetted as such, following approval by the Minister for the Environment, after recommendation by the State’s Endangered Flora

Information Sources

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 40. 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, Extinct Plant Species of the World IUCN Survey and preliminary report: April 1989