The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Thismia neptunis Beccari, 1878:251

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last Record

April 1866

Rediscovered in January 2017

 

Distribution

Sarawak, Malaysia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Beccari, O. (1878) Burmanniaceae. Malesia 1: 240-253.

 

Other references:

Sochor, Michal et al. (2018). Rediscovery of Thismia neptunis (Thismiaceae) after 151 years. Phytotaxa 340(1): 71-78.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/bizarre-plant-not-seen-150-years-found-sarawak-180968413/

https://vanishingflora.proboards.com/thread/3928/thismia-neptunis

 

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