The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Stenostomum tomentosum (Sw.) DC.


Antirhea tomentosa (Sw.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Fawc.
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Last record
IUCN status
[url=]Critically Endangered[/url]
Vanishing Flora thread
This species was only known from the holotype collected at Trelawny Parish in 1784-86. However, it was rediscovered in 1975, which unfortunately is also the most recent record of the species, as it is feared extinct.
[b]Species Bibliography[/b]
Kelly, Daniel L. (1988). [url=]The threatened flowering plants of Jamaica[/url]. Biological Conservation 46(3): 201-216.
Oldfield, Sara, Lusty, Charlotte and MacKinven, Amy (compilers). (1998). [url=]The World List of Threatened Trees[/url]. Cambridge, U.K.: World Conservation Press. 650 pp.
The Nature Conservancy. 1996. Natural Heritage Central Database. (Status and distribution data on Latin American plants, developed in collaboration with Latin American Conservation Data Centers and Missouri Botanical Garden).
Proctor, G. R. (1982). More additions to the flora of Jamaica. J. Arnold Arb., 63: 199-315.
World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Stenostomum tomentosum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33876A9810069. Downloaded on 16 November 2016.