The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Corypha taliera Roxb.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Corypha martiana Becc. ex Hook.f.


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Extinct in the Wild



Bangladesh, India & Myanmar


Biology & Ecology










Basu, S.K. 1986. Corypha palms in India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 11(2): 477-486.

Basu, S.K. 1991. India : Palm utilization and conservation in India In: D. Johnson (ed.) Palms for Human Needs in Asia. Palm utilization and conservation in India, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines pp. 27-28. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.

Basu, S.K. and Chakraverty, R.K. 1994. A Manual of cultivated Palms in India. Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata.

Benthall, A.P. 1933. The Trees of Calcutta and its neighborhood. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun (Reprint 1984).

Johnson, D. 1998. Corypha taliera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38493A10118302. Downloaded on 21 November 2016.

Khan, M.S., Hassan, Md.A. and Basu, S.K. 2001. Rescue of an "extinct" palm in Bangladesh. Species 36: 9.

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.

Roxburgh, W. 1832. Flora Indica: Descriptions of Indian Plants. Serampore: Printed for W. Thacker and co., Calcutta.


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