The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Cinnamomum travancoricum J.S.Gamble, 1925:128



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: May 1895

Rediscovered in 20 February 2006



Travancore, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Gamble, J. S. (1925). Flora of the Presidency of Madras. Adlard & Sons, London. 1224 pp.


Other references:

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]

Kumary, M. P. Geethy, Pandurangan, A. G. and Kumar, E. S. Santosh. (2013). Rediscovery of Cinnamomum travancoricum Gamble (Lauraceae) from the southern Western Ghats, India. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 110(1): 89-90.

Robi, A. J., Sujanapal, P. and Udayan, P. S. (2018). Notes on Cinnamomum travancoricum Gamble (Lauraceae) - a Critically Endangered species from the southern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 10(9): 12290-12293.

WCSP (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet;


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