The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Cryptantha insolita (J.F.Macbr.) Payson

Las Vegas cryptantha

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Considered a synonym of C. virginensis by (Humphreys et al., 2019).

 

Conservation Status

Extinct (Knapp et al., 2020)

 

Distribution

Nevada, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

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]

Knapp, Wesley M. et al. (2020). Vascular plant extinction in the continental United States and Canada. Conservation Biology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13621

POWO. 2018. Plants of the World online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. https://e-monocot.org/.

 

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