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Deyeuxia lawrencei Vickery

Lawrence’s Bentgrass (Deyeuxia lawrencei)  

Lawrence’s Bentgrass was described in 1940, it is known only from the type specimen that was collected around 1831 probably somewhere near the city of Launceston in the northern part of Tasmania, Australia.  

The species was never recorded again since and is thougth to be extinct. [1]  



[1] Mark Wapstra; Fred Duncan; Alex Buchanan; Richard Schahinger: Finding a botanical Lazarus: Tales of Tasmanian plant species ‘risen from the dead’. The Tasmanian Naturalist 128: 61-85. 2006  


edited: 08.01.2019