Tarenaya hassleriana (Chodat) Iltis

in H.H.Iltis, Novon 17: 450 (2007) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Extinct

Establishment means:Introduced

Naturalised Qld. Native to South America. Historical collections of this species have been made along the lower Snowy River near Orbost in around 1891. However, the absence of any recent records of this species suggests that it has not persisted at this site.

Diagnostic features are given in the description of the genus. See Tarenaya profile.

Widely cultivated for its attractive flowers.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2015-09-11
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-03-22
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Brassicales
genus Tarenaya
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Tarenaya hassleriana in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Tarenaya hassleriana in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Lowlands extinct introduced
East Gippsland Uplands extinct introduced

State distribution

Distribution map
Western Australia
New South Wales