The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Angostura ossana (DC.) Beurton, 2004



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Galipea ossana DC.; Cusparia ossana (DC.) Beurton


Conservation Status

Last record: before 1841

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Pinar del Río Province, Cuba


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Beurton, C. (2004). Angostura ossana (Rutaceae), a component of the Cuban flora. Willdenowia 34: 277-289.


Other references:

Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1997. A listing of threatened Cuban trees prepared for the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Trees project.

Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Galipea ossana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T31675A9645094. Downloaded on 17 September 2016.

Berazaín, R. (2009). The extinct Flora of Cuba. Bissea 3(2): 1.

Borhidi, A. & Muñiz, O. (1983). Catálogo de Plantas Cubanas Amenazadas o Extinguidas: 1-85. Acad. Ci. de Cuba, La Habana.

Humphreys, Aelys M. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

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


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