The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Acmadenia candida I.Williams, 1978



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Hottentots Holland Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Williams, I. 1978. Studies in the genera of the Diosmeae (Rutaceae): 7. Journal of South African Botany 44(4): 329-362.


Other references:

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A Conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.

Hilton-Taylor, C. (ed.). 1996. Red Data List of Southern African Plants. Strelitzia 4. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

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]

Johns, A., Paterson-Jones, C., Trinder-Smith, T., Raimondo, D. & Hutchinson, S.L. 2012. Acmadenia candida I.Williams. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/05/30.

Johns, A., Paterson-Jones, C., Trinder-Smith, T., Raimondo, D. & Hutchinson, S. 2016. Acmadenia candida. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T103635467A104111489. Downloaded on 24 December 2016.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. (eds). 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed.), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14, pp. 93-120. SABONET, Pretoria.

W.C.M.C. (1996). Threatened plant database of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. W.C.M.C., Cambridge, U.K.


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