Cassine koordersii Kosterm. (1987 "1986":188)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Elaeodendron glaucum var. macrocarpum Koord. & Valeton in Bijdr. Boomsoort. Java 7: 101 (1900)


Conservation Status

Possibly Extinct in the Wild (Robiansyah et al., 2021; Sudarmono et al., 2022)

Last wild record: 1898 (Robiansyah et al., 2021; Sudarmono et al., 2022)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct in the Wild)


Not recorded at any of seven sites surveyed in 2019 (Sudarmono et al., 2022), while Robiansyah et al. (2021) unsuccessfully searched for the species during August–September 2020 in the Watangan Mountains.



Java (=Jawa), Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Kostermans. (1987 "1986"). Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 39: 188-189.


Other references:

Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.

Robiansyah, Iyan, Primananda, E., Helmanto, H., Rinandio, D. S. and Barstow, M. (2021). Status of Cassine koordersii, a tree endemic to East Java and last collected in 1898. Oryx 55(1): 9.

Sudarmono, Robiansyah, I., Rinandio, D. & Primananda, E. (2022). Cassine koordersii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2022: e.T37405A177980941. Accessed on 17 December 2022.

Whitten, T., Soeriaatmadja, R. E. and Afiff, S. A. (1996). The Ecology of Java and Bali. The Ecology of Indonesia Series. Volume III. Periplus Editions, Republic of Singapore.

WCMC (World Conservation Monitoring Centre). (1998). Cassine koordersii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T37405A10050197. Downloaded on 17 November 2016.


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