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Paschalococos disperta Dransfield (year?)

Rapa Nui palm, Easter Island palm

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Jubaea disperta

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: c.1650?

 

Distribution

Easter Island (= Rapa Nui)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Delhon, Claire and Orliac, C. (2008). The vanished palm trees of Easter Island : new radiocarbon and phytolith data. VII International Conference on Easter Island and the Pacific, Visby (Suede), 20-25 aout 2007., s.n., sous presse, 2008.

Dransfield, John et al. (1984). A recently extinct palm from Easter Island. Nature 312: 750-752. [Abstract]

Hunt, Terry. (2007). Rethinking Easter Island’s ecological catastrophe. J. Archaeol. Sci. 34: 485-502.

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.

Zizka, G. (1991). Flowering plants of Easter Island. Palmarum Hortus Francofurtensis 3: 1-108.

http://www.geneticjungle.com/2008/11/fallen-giants-of-easter-island.html

http://www.pacsoa.org.au/w/index.php?title=Paschalococos_disperta

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paschalococos

http://vanishingflora.proboards.com/thread/1286/paschalococos-disperta

 

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