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Cryptantha insolita (J.F.Macbr.) Payson

Las Vegas cryptantha

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Considered a synonym of C. virginensis by (Humphreys et al., 2019).

 

Conservation Status

Extinct (Knapp et al., 2021)

Last record: 1942 (Knapp et al., 2021)

 

Distribution

Nevada, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-022-01296-7 [Supplementary Tables S1-S6]

CPC. (1990). Centre for plant conservation data for North American plants database. CPC, Centre for plant conservation.

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0906-2 [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Knapp, Wesley M., Frances, Anne, Noss, Reed, Naczi, Robert F. C., Weakley, Alan, Gann, George D., Baldwin, Bruce G., Miller, James, McIntyre, Patrick, Mishler, Brent D., Moore, Gerry, Olmstead, Richard G., Strong, Anna, Kennedy, Kathryn, Heidel, Bonnie and Gluesenkamp, Daniel. (2021). Vascular plant extinction in the continental United States and Canada. Conservation Biology 35(1): 360-368. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13621 [Supporting Information (Appendix S1)]

POWO. 2018. Plants of the World online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. http://e-monocot.org/.

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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