Mathieua galanthoides Klotzsch (1853:337)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Eucharis galanthoides (Klotzsch) Planch. & Linden in Cat. Pl. Exot. 17(1): 4 (1862); Urceolina galanthoides (Klotzsch) Traub in Pl. Life 27: 59 (1971)


Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019; POWO, 2024)





Biology & Ecology










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