The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Breeds and Cultivars


Animal Breeds

Extinct and missing (unsorted)

Rediscovered (unsorted)



Plant cultivars

Extinct (unsorted)

Rediscovered (unsorted)



Ornamental trees




Plant species that have been cultivated [i.e. cultivars]:



Fruit trees
Name Proving paper
Cornus mas Weaver, Richard E. Jnr. (1976). The Cornelian Cherries. Arnoldia 36(2): 50-56.


Ornamental trees
Name Proving paper
Koelreuteria paniculata (Golden-rain tree) Santamour, Frank S. Jnr. and Spongberg, Stephen A. (1996). 'Rose Lantern': A New Cultivar of Koelreuteria paniculata, the Golden-Rain Tree. Arnoldia 56(2): 32-37.





Root vegetables

Arracacia xanthorrhiza (Arracacha)