Pennantia baylisiana (W. Oliver) Baylis



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct in the wild

Last record: 2 December 1945



Three Kings Islands, New Zealand


Biology & Ecology










Baylis, Geoff T. S. (1997). Pennantia baylisiana New Zealand's rarest tree — its discovery and propagation. The New Zealand Garden Journal 2(1): 12-13.

Dopson S, de Lange PJ, Ogle CC, Rance BD, Courtney SP, Molloy J 1999. The conservation requirements of New Zealand’s nationally threatened vascular plants. Threatened Species Occasional Publication No. 13. Wellington, Department of Conservation.

Holmes, Branden. (2021). What's Lost and What Remains: The Sixth Extinction in 100 Accounts (eBook). Self published.

Mole, R.H. 1989. Pennantia 'Otari Debut'. Wellington Botanical Society Bulletin 45:54-57.

Murray, B.G.; de Lange, P.J. 1995. Chromosome numbers in the endemic Pennantia baylisiana (W.R.B.Oliv.) G.T.S. Baylis (Icacinaceae) and related species. New Zealand Journal of Botany 33: 563-564.

Wright, A.E. 1989. Pennantia baylisiana fruiting on Great Island, Three Kings. New Zealand Botanical Society Newsletter 15: 16.


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