The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Ramosmania rodriguesii


Tirvengadum, 1989
Common Name/s
Café marron
Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands, Indian Ocean
Last Record
Rediscovered in
IUCN status
[url=]Critically Endangered[/url]
Vanishing Flora forum thread
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
Tirvengadum, D. D. (1989). [i]Ramosmania rodriguesii[/i], nouvelle rubiacée endémique de Rodrigues (Mascareignes). C. R. Soc. Biogéography 65(1): 13-20.
[b]Species Bibliography[/b]
Anonymous. 1998. Mascarene survivor cloned. Plant Talk 1998: 15.
Janzen, D.H. (2001). Latent extinctions – the Living Dead, in Levin, S.A. (ed.). Encyclopedia
of Biodiversity vol. 3. Academic Press, New York, 689-699.
Magdalena, Carlos. (2004). Ramosmania rodriguesii: New hope for a doomed genus. RBG Kew, School of Horticulture. Unpublished.
Magdalena, Carlos. (2010). [url=]Raising the living dead: [i]Ramosmania rodriguesii[/i][/url]. Sibbaldia 8: 63-73.
Moutia, S. (1984). Randia heterophylla Balf. F. is not extinct in Rodrigues. Mauritius Institute
Bulletin 10, 123.
Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.
Owens, S.J., Jackson, A., Maunder, M., Rudall, P. & Johnson, M.A.T. (1993). The
breeding system of Ramosmania heterophylla – dioecy or heterostyly? Botanical Journal of
the Linnean Society, 113: 77-86. [[url=]Abstract[/url]]
Rivers, M., Shaw, K., Beech, E. and Jones, M. (2015). Conserving the World’s Most Threatened Trees: A global survey of ex situ collections. BGCI. Richmond, UK.
Strahm, W. (1983). Rodrigues: can its flora be saved? Oryx, 17, 122–125.
Tivergandum, D.D. (1989). Ramosmania rodriguesii nouvelle rubiacée endémique de
Rodrigues. Compte Rendu des Séances de la Société de Biogéographie, 65, 14.
World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Ramosmania rodriguesii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33659A9801264. Downloaded on 10 December 2015.