The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Afrothismia pachyantha Schlechter

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1905

Rediscovered in October 1995 or October 1996

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Extinct in the wild?

 

Distribution

Mt. Cameroon & Mt. Kupe, Cameroon

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Cable, S. and Cheek, M. 1998. The Plants of Mount Cameroon, A Conservation Checklist. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Cheek, M. 2004. Afrothismia pachyantha. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T39539A10246294. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T39539A10246294.en. Downloaded on 20 November 2016.

Cheek, Martin and Cable, Stuart. (1997). Plant inventory for conservation management: the Kew-Earthwatch programme in Western Cameroon, 1993-96, pp. 29-38. In: Doolan, Seán. African Rainforests and the Conservation of Biodiversity. Proceedings of the Limbe Conference, Limbe Botanic Garden, Cameroon, 17-24 January 1997. Earthwatch Europe. [p. 34]

Hilton-Taylor, C. 2000. 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Sainge, Moses N.; Chuyong, George B.; Peterson, A. Townsend. (2017). Endemism and geographic distribution of African Thismiaceae. Plant Ecology and Evolution 150(3): 304-312. [Abstract]

https://vanishingflora.proboards.com/thread/3565/afrothismia-pachyantha

 

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