Epidendrum ilense Dodson, 1977



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct in the wild or Rediscovered (Humphreys et al., 2019)

Last record: 1970's or later





Biology & Ecology










Dodson, Calway and Gentry, A. H. (1991). Biological Extinction in Western Ecuador. Annals of Missouri Botanic Garden 78(2): [pagination?].

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. [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Taylor, Peter. (2007). Epidendrum ilense. Orchids Australia, December issue (pagination?)

New York Times, March 25, 1990:

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.

W.C.M.C. (1996). Threatened plant database of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. W.C.M.C., Cambridge, U.K.


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