The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Carpoxylon macrospermum H. A. Wendland & Drude (1875?)

Carpoxylon palm

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1875?

Rediscovered in 1987

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Vanuatu

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Dowe, John L. (1988). The rediscovery of Carpoxylon macrospermum. Palms Cycads 18: 6-9.

Dowe, John L. (1989). The unexpected rediscovery of Carpoxylon macrospermum. Principes 33(2): 63-67.

Dowel, John L. (1998). Carpoxylon macrospermum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 30 September 2013.

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]

WCSP (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; https://apps.kew.org/wcsp/

https://www.miamiherald.com/2013/09/28/3652440/from-extinction-to-your-yard-a.html

https://vanishingflora.proboards.com/thread/2430/carpoxylon-macrospermum

 

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