Sicyos villosus Hook.f., 1847:223



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Sicyos villosa Hook.f., 1847:223


Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019)

Last record: 1835

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Floreana, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador


Biology & Ecology










Humphreys, Aelys M. et al. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Lawesson, J.E., Adsersen, H. & Bentley, P. (1987). An updated and annotated checklist of the vascular plants of the Galapagos islands: 1-74. Aarhus, Denmark.

Tye, A. and Sørensen, K. (2014). Sicyos villosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 15 February 2015.

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.

Wiggins, L. and Porter, D. M. (1972). Flora of the Galápagos Islands. Stanford Univeristy Press, Stanford, California.


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