Peristylus caranjensis (Dalzell) Ormerod & C.S.Kumar



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019)



Caranja Island, Maharashtra, India


Biology & Ecology










Albani Rocchetti, G., Carta, A., Mondoni, A. et al. (2022). Selecting the best candidates for resurrecting extinct-in-the-wild plants from herbaria. Nature Plants 8: 1385-1393. [Supplementary Tables S1-S6]

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]

IUCN/SSC Orchid Specialist Group. (1996). Orchids - Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN, Gland Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

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


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