The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Riocreuxia woodii


Species Authority
N.E.Br., 1909
Common Name
Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Last record
IUCN status
Not evaluated
Vanishing Flora thread
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
Brown, N.E. 1909. Asclepiadeae. In: W.T. Thiselton-Dyer (ed). Flora Capensis IV Section I (Vacciniaceae to Gentianeae):518-1036. Lovell Reeve & Co., Ltd., London.
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
Baxter, J. and Crouch, N. 1994. Riocreuxia woodii: an extinct (?) member of the milkweed family from Kwazulu-Natal. PlantLife 10:18-21.
Crouch, N. and Symmonds, R. 2000. Localising the "Inanda" provenance of John Medley Wood. SABONET News 5(2):97-99.
Dyer, R.A. 1980. Brachystelma, Ceropegia and Riocreuxia. In: O.A. Leistner (ed). Flora of Southern Africa 27 Part 4:1-88. Botanical Research Institute, Pretoria.
Dyer, R.A. 1983. Ceropegia, Brachystelma and Riocreuxia in southern Africa. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
Scott-Shaw, C.R. 1999. Rare and threatened plants of KwaZulu-Natal and neighbouring regions. KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service, Pietermaritzburg.
Styles, D. 2004. John Medley Wood's Inanda - What does it look like today? Part I: The Inanda Valley. PlantLife 30:28-35.
Styles, D., Scott-Shaw, C.R., Raimondo, D. & von Staden, L. 2012. [url=]Riocreuxia woodii N.E.Br.[/url] National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/06/08.