Oeceoclades seychellarum (Rolfe ex Summerh.) Garay & P.Taylor



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eulophia seychellarum Rolfe ex Summerh. (basionym); Eulophidium seychellarum (Rolfe ex Summerh.) Summerh.


Conservation Status

Extinct (Gerlach, 2011; Humphreys et al., 2019)

Last record: 1902 (Senterre et al., 2013:38); May 1902

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Cascade Estate, Mahé, Seychelles


Biology & Ecology










Gerlach, Justin. (2011). Oeceoclades seychellarum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T193438A8860728. Downloaded on 18 November 2016.

Gerlach, Justin. (2012). Red Listing reveals the true state of biodiversity: a comprehensive assessment of Seychelles biodiversity. Phelsuma 20: 9-22.

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]

POWO. 2018. Plants of the World online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Robertson, S. A. (1989). Flowering plants of the Seychelles. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK. 327 pp.

Senterre, Bruno, Henriette, Elvina, Chong-Seng, Lindsay, Gerlach, Justin, Mougal, James, Vel, Terence and Rocamora, Gérard. (2013). Seychelles Key Biodiversity Areas - Output 6: Patterns of conservation value in the Inner Islands. Consultancy Report, Ministry of Environment UNDP-GEF project, Victoria, Seychelles. 65 pp.

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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