The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Hopea canarensis Hole




Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Ravikumar & Goraya, 1999).


IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Western Ghats, Karnataka, India












FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. 1985. Dipterocarps of South Asia. FAO, Bangkok.

M. S., Sanil, V. B., Sreekumar and Verma, P. K. (2020). Lectotypification of Hopea canarensis. Rheedea 30(2): 270-277.

Ramesh, B.R. and Pascal, J.-P. 1997. Atlas of endemics of the Western Ghats (India). Distribution of tree species in the evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. Institut Français de Pondichéry.

Ravikumar, K. and Goraya, G. S. (1999). Rediscovery of Hopea canarensis Hole (Dipterocarpaceae) - an endemic and little known species from the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 11(2): 337–344. [Abstract]


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