The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Ipomoea salsettensis Santapau & Patel, Trans. Bose Res. Inst. Calcutta 22: 34, t. 2. 1958



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Kattee et al., 2017)


Still listed as extinct by (Humphreys et al., 2019)



Western Ghats, India


Biology & Ecology










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]

Kattee, A. V. et al. (2017). Rediscovery of Ipomoea salsettensis (Convolvulaceae) from Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India. Rheedea 27(2): 106-109.

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


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