The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Hibiscadelphus wilderianus Rock, 1911

Maui hau kuahiwi

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019)

Last record: 1910 (1912 or before?)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

southern slopes of Mount Haleakalā, Maui, Hawaii

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Radlkoffer, L. and Rock, J. F. (1911). New and noteworthy Hawaiian plants. Hawaiian Board of Agriculture and Forestry Botanical Bull 1: 1-15.

 

Other references:

Day, David. (1981). The Doomsday Book of Animals, Ebury Press, London.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Lucas, G.L.l. and Synge, H. (compilers). 1978. The IUCN Plant Red Data Book. IUCN, Morges, Switzerland.

Oldfield, Sara, Lusty, Charlotte and MacKinven, Amy (compilers). (1998). The World List of Threatened Trees. Cambridge, U.K.: World Conservation Press. 650 pp.

Wagner, W., Herbst, D. and Sohmer, S. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawaii. University of Hawaii Press, Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu.

Wood, Kenneth R., Oppenheimer, Hank and Keir, Matthew. (2019). A checklist of endemic Hawaiian vascular plant taxa that are considered possibly extinct in the wild. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Technical Report #314.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Hibiscadelphus wilderianus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30397A9536660. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T30397A9536660.en. Downloaded on 18 November 2016.

https://mauinow.com/2019/02/19/scent-of-extinct-maui-mountain-hibiscus-revived-by-science/

https://vanishingflora.proboards.com/thread/110/hibiscadelphus-wilderianus

 

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