Gomphandra lancifolia Merr. (1921 "1920":277)




Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Stemonurus lancifolius (Merr.) R.A.Howard in J. Arnold Arbor. 21: 468 (1940)


Conservation Status

Missing (Barstow, 2020)

Last record: 1916 (Barstow, 2020)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Mt. Dingalang, Luzon, Philippines


Biology & Ecology




Only known from a single collection of material (Barstow, 2020).






Original scientific description:

Merrill, Elmer D. (1921 "1920"). New or noteworthy Philippine plants, XVI. The Philippine Journal of Science 17(3): 239-323 [277].


Other references:

Barstow, M. (2020). Gomphandra lancifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T153871368A153890216. Accessed on 30 July 2022.

Howard, Richard A. (1940). Studies of the Icacinaceae, I: preliminary taxonomic notes. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 21(4): 461-489.

Merrill, Elmer D. (1923). An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants, volume 2. Philippines. Bureau of Science), no. 18: 1-530.

Schori, Melanie. (2010). A Systematic Revision of Gomphandra (Stemonuraceae). Department of Environmental and Plant Biology and the College of Arts and Sciences, Ohio University.

Sleumer, H. (1969). Materials towards the knowledge of the Icacinaceae of Asia, Malesia, and adjacent areas. Blumea 17(1): 181-264.

Utteridge, T. M. A. and Schori, Melanie. (2011). Updating Malesian Icacinaceae. Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 63(1-2): 105-118.


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