This taxon name is current. The available references for this name are:
Clianthus formosus (G.Don) Ford & Vickery is a nomenclatural synonym.
Reason See J. Thompson in Telopea 5:469 (1993).
Willdampia formosa (G.Don) A.S.George is a nomenclatural synonym.
Reason Fide T.D. Macfarlane, pers.comm.
See also: A longer explanation of these and other terms in our Plant Names Primer.
A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.