The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Malacothamnus mendocinensis (Eastw.) Kearney



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now considered a synonym of M. fasciculatus (Rejmánek, 2018; Humphreys et al., 2019).


Conservation Status




California, USA


Biology & Ecology










CPC (1990). Centre for plant conservation data for North American plants database. CPC, Centre for plant conservation.

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]

POWO. 2018. Plants of the World online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Rejmánek, Marcel. (2018). Vascular plant extinctions in California: A critical assessment. Diversity and Distributions 24(1): 129-136.


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