Dypsis acaulis J.Dransf.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 1996

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Masoala Peninsula (eastern), Madagascar


Biology & Ecology










Dransfield, J. 1997. Dypsis acaulis. Principes 41(3): 138-139.

Dransfield, J. and Beentje, H. 1995. The Palms of Madagascar. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and The International Palm Society, Richmond.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Rakotoarinivo, M. & Dransfield, J. 2012. Dypsis acaulis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T195989A2439846. Downloaded on 21 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.


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