Sanicula kauaiensis H.St.John



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct (Albani Rocchetti et al., 2022)

Last record: 1950's

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Kauaʻi, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Albani Rocchetti, G., Carta, A., Mondoni, A. et al. (2022). Selecting the best candidates for resurrecting extinct-in-the-wild plants from herbaria. Nature Plants 8: 1385-1393. [Supplementary Tables S1-S6]

Wagner, W., Herbst, D. and Sohmer S. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum Special Publication 91: 1-1918.

Walsh, S. and Deans, S. (2016). Sanicula kauaiensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T97908360A97908365. Downloaded on 19 November 2016.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.

Wood, Kenneth R., Oppenheimer, Hank and Keir, Matthew. (2019). A checklist of endemic Hawaiian vascular plant taxa that are considered possibly extinct in the wild. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Technical Report #314.


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