Crinum mauritianum Lodd.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct in the wild

Last record: 1 June 1973





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Loddige, C. (1822). Crinum mauritianum. The Botanical Cabinet 7: t. 650.


Other references:

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]

Lucas, Gren L. l. and Synge, Hugh. (compilers). (1978). The IUCN Plant Red Data Book. Morges, Switzerland: IUCN.

Marais, W. (1975). The selection of a neotype for Crinum mauritianum Lodd. (Amaryllidaceae). Kew Bull. 30: 110.

WCSP (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet;


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