Trachelanthus foliosus (Paine) Tristram



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cerinthopsis foliosa Paine; Cynoglossum foliosum (Paine) Greuter & Burdet


Humphreys et al. (2019) listed Cynoglossum foliosum as a synonym of Trachelanthus cerinthoides.


Conservation Status

Extinct (Greuter, 1991, 1994; POWO, 2023) or invalid (synonym of Trachelanthus cerinthoides) (Humphreys et al., 2019)





Biology & Ecology










Domina, Gianniantonio, Bazan, Giuseppe, Campisi, Patrizia and Greuter, Werner. (2015). Taxonomy and conservation in Higher Plants and Bryophytes in the Mediterranean Area. Biodiversity Journal 6(1): 197-204.

Feinbrun-Dothan, N. (1978). Flora Palaestina, 3. Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem.

Greuter, Werner. (1991). Botanical diversity, endemism, rarity, and extinction in the Mediterranean area: an analysis based on the published volumes of Med-Checklist. Botanika Chronika 10: 63-79.

Greuter, Werner. (1994). Extinctions in Mediterranean areas. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Ser. B, 344: 41-46.

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]

Le Roux, Johannes J., Hui, C., Castillo, M. L., Iriondo, J. M., Keet, J.-H., Khapugin, A. A., Médail, F., Rejmánek, M., Theron, G. Yannelli, F. A. and Hirsch, H. (2019). Recent Anthropogenic Plant Extinctions Differ in Biodiversity Hotspots and Coldspots. Current Biology 29(17): 2912-2918.e2.


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