Poales

 

Family: Bromeliaceae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aechmea cymosopaniculata Baker   1856 Aragua State, Venezuela Missing Access
Aechmea geminiflora (Harms) L.B.Sm. & M.A.Spencer   1933 Tungurahua Province, Ecuador Missing Access
Aechmea serrata
(Linnaeus) Mez   ? Martinique Extinct or extinct in the wild Access
Billbergia buchholtzii Mez   ? Brazil Extinct in the wild? Access
Canistropsis elata (E. Pereira & Leme) Leme   ? Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Extinct in the wild Access
Cryptanthus bivittatus (Hook.) Regel   (rediscovered) Pernambuco, Brazil Rediscovered Access
Cryptanthus diversifolius Beer   ? Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Invalid (synonym) Access
Cryptanthus lacerdae Van Geert   ? Bahia, Brazil Extinct in the wild? Access
Dyckia marnier-lapostollei marnier-lapostollei L.B.Sm.   (rediscovered) Brazil Rediscovered Access
Guzmania lepidota
(Andrè) Andrè ex Mez   June 1876 Ecuador Missing Access
Guzmania poortmanii (Andrè) Andrè ex Mez   1889 Ecuador Missing Access
Guzmania striata L.B.Sm.   1956 Ecuador Missing Access
Hechtia texensis S.Watson   (rediscovered) Mexico & Texas, USA Rediscovered Access
Neoregelia pineliana (Lem.) L.B.Sm.   ? Brazil Extinct Access
Pitcairnia elliptica Mez & Sodiro   - Ecuador Rediscovered Access
Pitcairnia glymiana K.Koch   ? Caribbean? Extinct Access
Pitcairnia undulata Scheidw.   (rediscovered) Mexico Rediscovered Access
Vriesea maculosa Mez, 1913   - Bahia, Brazil Rediscovered Access
Vriesea rectifolia Rauh.   - Mata Atlantica, Brazil Missing Access
Waltillia hatschbachii (L.B.Sm. & Read) Leme, Barfuss & Halbritt   - Brazil Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Cyperaceae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Bulbostylis neglecta (Hemsl.) C.B.Clarke Neglected tuft sedge - St. Helena Rediscovered Access
Bulbostylis warei (Torr.) C.B.Clarke   (rediscovered) Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina & South Carolina Rediscovered Access
Carex aboriginum
M.E.Jones   - Adams County (near Goodrich & the Indian Valley area), Idaho (western), USA Rediscovered Access
Carex kucyniakii Raymond, 1955   - Vietnam Rediscovered Access
Carex lapazensis C.B.Clarke   1864 near La Paz, Bolivia Missing Access
Carex paupera Nelmes   ? Victoria, Australia Invalid (synonym) Access
Carex repanda C.B.Clarke   (rediscovered) India Rediscovered Access
Carex wahuensis herbstii T.Koyama   1995 Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Cladium drummondii C.B.Clarke   ? Australia Invalid (synonym) Access
Costularia xipholepis Baker, 1877   - Mahé Island, Seychelles Rediscovered Access
Cyperus chionocephalus
(Chiov.) Chiov. ex Chiarugi   1939 Ethiopia Missing Access
Cyperus multifolius Kunth.   early 1800's Ecuador Missing Access
Cyperus neokunthianus Kükenth.   1920 Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Cyperus pennatiformis Kük.   (rediscovered) Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Cyperus pilosus polyantha C.B. Clarke, 1884   1886 Bangladesh Missing Access
Cyperus rockii Kük.   1900 Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Eleocharis bermudiana Britton Bermuda spike rush - Bermuda Rediscovered Access
Eleocharis brachycarpa Svenson Shortfruit spikerush ? Mexico & Texas, USA Extinct Access
Eleocharis lepta C.B.Clarke   1897 Cape Peninsula, Cape Province, South Africa Missing Access
Fimbristylis compacta Turrill   (rediscovered) Australia Rediscovered Access
Fimbristylis leptoclada takamineana (Ohwi) T.Koyama   ? Japan? ? Access
Fimbristylis sachetiana Fosberg   ? Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands Missing Access
Fuirena repens Boeckeler   - Mexico Rediscovered Access
Isolepis bulbifera (Boeck.) Muasya   pre-1950 Cape Flats, Western Cape Province, South Africa Missing Access
Isolepis pusilla Kunth.   - Cape Flats to Bokkeveld Escarpment, Western Cape Province, South Africa Rediscovered Access
Hypolytrum anomalum Steud.   ? Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Missing Access
Lipocarpha mangarevica H.St.John   ? Mangareva, Tuamotu Archipelago Missing Access
Mariscus kunthianus
Gaudich.   ? Hawaiian Islands, USA ? Access
Schoenoplectiella perrieri (Cherm.) Lye   1933 Madagascar Missing Access
Schoenus acuminatus R.Br.   (rediscovered) Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Schoenus natans (F.Muell.) Benth.   - Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Scleria anomala (Steud.) J.Raynal   ? Mauritius Extinct Access
Scleria mutoensis Nakai   ? Korean Peninsula Extinct Access
Tetraria australiensis C.B. Clarke   - Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Tetraria paludosa Levyns   1945 Cape Peninsula/Camps Bay, Western Cape Province, South Africa Missing Access
Trichophorum scabriculme (Beetle) J.R.Starr, Lév.-Bourret & B.A. Ford   - Lào Cai Province, Vietnam Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Eriocaulaceae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Eriocaulon barba-caprae Fyson   ? India Extinct Access
Eriocaulon barbeyanum Ruhland   (rediscovered) India Invalid (synonym) Access
Eriocaulon cauliferum
Makino   ? Tatara-numa, Gunma Prefecture, Kantō region, Honshu, Japan Missing Access
Eriocaulon echinospermoideum Ruhland   ? Cuba Missing Access
Eriocaulon fergusonii (Moldenke) S.M.Phillips   ? Colombo and Galle districts, Sri Lanka Missing Access
Eriocaulon heleocharioides Satake, 1939   1994 or later Japan Extinct in the wild Access
Eriocaulon inundatum Moldenke   1943 Senegal Extinct Access
Eriocaulon johnstonii Ruhland   ? Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Missing Access
Eriocaulon minutissimum Ruhland   ? Cuba Missing Access
Eriocaulon rouxianum Steud.   ? India Extinct Access
Eriocaulon seticuspe Ohwi   5 October 1952 or later a wetland in Kawanami-town, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan Invalid (synonym) Access
Lachnocaulon cubense Ruhland   ? Cuba Missing Access
Mesanthemum tuberosum Lecomte, 1909   - Guinea, Africa Rediscovered Access
Paepalanthus argillicola
Silveira   May 1910 Brazil Missing Access
Paepalanthus batatalensis Silveira   April 1905 Brazil Missing Access
Paepalanthus gomesii Silveira   ? Brazil Missing Access
Paepalanthus moedensis Silveira   May 1910 Brazil Missing Access
Paepalanthus pallidus Silveira   December 1906 Brazil Missing Access

 

 

Family: Juncaceae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Juncus griscomii Fernald   ? ? Invalid (synonym) Access
Juncus leiospermus F.J.Herm.   (rediscovered) California, USA Rediscovered Access
Juncus pervetus Fernald Blunt-flower rush ? Massachusetts, USA Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Poaceae (Grasses)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Amphibromus whitei Hubb, 1941 Swamp wallaby grass 25 October 1933? Roma, Maranoa District, Queensland, Australia Missing Access
Andropogon benthamianus Steud.   1841-1843 Ecuador Missing Access
Arundinella kerrii Teerawat. & Sungkaew   1 May 1932 or later Thailand Missing Access
Avena breviaristata Barratte ex Trab.   ? Hauts Plateaux, Algeria Missing Access
Brachiaria fragrans A. Camus   1960 Madagascar Missing Access
Bromus andringitrensis A. Camus   1922 Madagascar Missing Access
Bromus brachystachys Hornung   (rediscovered) Western Asia Rediscovered Access
Bromus bromoideus (Lej.) Crep. The Brome of the Ardennes ? Belgium Extinct in the wild Access
Bromus interruptus (Hack.) Druce Interrupted brome ? England Reintroduced into the wild Access
Bromus verticillatus Cav.   ? UK ? Access
Calamagrostis nubila Louis-Marie   ? North America Invalid (synonym) Access
Cenchrus agrimonioides laysanensis F.Br.   1964 Kure, Laysan & Midway, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Chasechloa egregia (Mez) A. Camus., 1948   1840's-1850's Madagascar Missing Access
Deyeuxia abscondita
T.Macfarlane, 2020 Preston bentgrass, Hidden deyeuxia 8 December 1877 Preston River, Western Australia, Australia Missing Access
Deyeuxia appressa
Vickery, 1940   1941 New South Wales, Australia Missing Access
Deyeuxia drummondii (Steud.) Vickery, 1940 Drummond's grass - Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Deyeuxia lawrencei Vickery Lawrence's bentgrass c.1831 Tasmania (Launceston area?), Australia Extinct Access
Deyeuxia simlensis Bor   ? India Missing Access
Digitaria filiformis laeviglumis (Fernald) Wipff Slender crabgrass ? New Hampshire, USA Extinct Access
Dimeria kerrii Teerawat. & Sungkaew   ? Thailand Missing Access
Dissanthelium californicum (Nutt.) Benth., 1881 Catalina grass - Catalina Island, Channel Islands, California, USA Rediscovered Access
Elymus multiflorus kingianus (Endl.) de Lange & R.O.Gardner Phillip Island wheat grass ? Phillip Island, Australia Rediscovered Access
Elymus russellii (Melderis) Cope   ? Pakistan Missing Access
Eragrostis deflexa Hitchc. Pacific lovegrass ? Hawaiian Islands, USA ? Access
Eragrostis fosbergii
Whitney   1996 Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Eragrostis hosakai O. Deg.   ? Molokai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Invalid (synonym) Access
Eragrostis mauiensis Hitchc.   pre-1872 Lanai & Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Eragrostis rottleri Stapf   (rediscovered) India Rediscovered Access
Eriochloa michauxii simpsonii (Hitchc.) Hitchc. Simpson’s cupgrass ? Florida, USA Extinct Access
Eriochrysis rangacharii C.E.C.Fisch.   (rediscovered) India Rediscovered Access
Festuca archeri E.B.Alexeev, 1987 Archer's fescue ? Tasmania, Australia Missing Access
Festuca benthamiana Vickery   (rediscovered) South Australia & Victoria, Australia Rediscovered Access
Festuca molokaiensis Soreng, P.m. Peterson & Catalán   2009 Molokai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Glyceria drummondii (Steud.) C.E.Hubb., 1934 Nangetty grass 2000-2004 north of Mingenew, Western Australia, Australia Missing Access
Gymnopogon floridanus Swallen   ? Florida or Georgia (or both), USA Invalid (synonym) Access
Helictochloa hackelii (Henriq.) Romero Zarco   (rediscovered) Portugal Rediscovered Access
Helictotrichon quinquesetum (Steud.) Schweick.   1800's Table Mountain, Western Cape Province, South Africa Missing Access
Heterachne baileyi C.E.Hubb.   (rediscovered) Queensland, Australia Rediscovered Access
Heteropholis benoistii A. Camus   1953 Madagascar Missing Access
Homopholis belsonii C.E.Hubb.   (rediscovered) New South Wales & Queensland, Australia Rediscovered Access
Hubbardia heptaneuron Bor, 1951   - India Rediscovered Access
Isachne dimyloides Bor, 1949   - West Bengal (Darjeeling district) & Assam (Cachar district), India Rediscovered Access
Lachnagrostis adamsonii adamsonii
(Vickery) S.W.L.Jacobs Adamson’s blowngrass - Victoria, Australia Rediscovered Access
Lachnagrostis drummondiana Trin.   ? Western Australia, Australia Missing Access
Lachnagrostis limitanea (J.M.Black) S.W.L.Jacobs, 2001 Spalding blown grass - Northern Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Leptagrostis schimperiana (Hochst.) C.E.Hubb.   1853 Ethiopia Extinct Access
Panicum crystallinum Judz. & Voronts.   1963 Madagascar Missing Access
Panicum inconspicuum Voronts.   1964 Madagascar Missing Access
Panicum norfolkianum Nees ex Endl.   ? Norfolk Island, Australia Invalid (synonym) Access
Panicum pearsonii F.Bolus   1913 Great Karasberg, Namibia Missing Access
Pappophorum pappiferum (Lam.) Kuntze   ? Cuba Missing Access
Parahyparrhenia bellariensis (Hack.) Clayton   (rediscovered) Andhra Pradesh, India Rediscovered Access
Paspalidium tuyamae Ohwi   - Bonin Islands, Japan Rediscovered Access
Paspalum amphicarpum
Ekman   ? Cuba Missing Access
Paspalum batianoffii B.K.Simon, 1992   ? Port Curtis district, Statue Bay, 6.5 km south-east of Yeppoon, Central Queensland Missing Access
Paspalum jimenezii Chase   (rediscovered) Costa Rica, Panama & Venezuela Rediscovered Access
Piptophyllum welwitschii (Rendle) C.E.Hubb.   May 1857 Pungo-Andongo & Tunda Quilombo, Angola Missing Access
Pleuropogon oregonus Chase Oregon semaphoregrass - Oregon, USA Rediscovered Access
Poa mannii Munro ex Hillebr.   (rediscovered) Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Poa norbergii Hultén   ? ? Invalid (synonym) Access
Podophorus bromoides Phil., 1856   1854 Robinson Crusoe Island, Juan Fernández Islands, Republic of Chile Extinct Access
Pseudolasiacis bathiei (A. Camus) A. Camus   1955 Madagascar Missing Access
Puccinellia gussonei Parl.   ? Sicily, Italy Missing Access
Sartidia perrieri (A.Camus)   1914 Madagascar Misisng Access
Schaffnerella gracilis (Benth.) Nash   - Mexico Rediscovered Access
Sphenopholis interrupta californica (Vasey) Scribn.   (rediscovered) Baja California, Mexico & California, USA Rediscovered Access
Sporobolus durus
Brongn.   1886 (1958?) Green Mountain, Ascension Island, Saint Helena Extinct Access
Sporobolus linearis Mez   ? Mauritius, Mascarene Islands ? Access
Sporobolus mauritianus (Steud.) T.Durand & Schinz   ? Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Invalid (synonym) Access
Stipa horridula Pilg.   1917 Rapa Nui (=Easter Island) Invalid (synonym) Access
Streptochaeta angustifolia Soderstr.   25 April 1972 Espírito Santo, Brazil Extinct in the wild Access
Sucrea sampaiana (Hitchc.) Soderstr.   ? Espírito Santo, Brazil Missing Access
Triodia bromoides (F. Muell.) M. Lazarides, 1997   - Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Triscenia ovina Griseb.   - Holguin province, Cuba (eastern) Rediscovered Access
Trisetum burnoufii Req. ex Parl.   ? western Europe Invalid (synonym) Access
Triticum parvicoccum Kislev, 1979   ? Balkans and Near East Missing Access
Zea mexicana (Schrad.) Kuntze   (rediscovered) Mexico Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Restionaceae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Centrolepis caespitosa D.A. Cooke, 1980   - Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Chordifex chaunocoleus (F.Muell.) B.G.Briggs & L.A.S.Johnson   (rediscovered) Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Chordifex jacksonii L.A.S. Johnson & B.G. Briggs, 2004   - Western Australia (southwest), Australia Rediscovered Access
Elegia fastigiata Mast.   ? Cape Province, South Africa Missing Access
Lepyrodia heleocharoides Gilg   (rediscovered) Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Willdenowia affinis Pillans   1918 Table Mountain (north slopes, near Kloof Corner), Western Cape Province, South Africa Missing Access

 

 

Family: Xyridaceae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Xyris andina Malme   1861-1863 Ecuador Missing Access
Xyris glandacea L.A.Nilsson, 1892   - Minas Gerais, Brazil Rediscovered Access

 

Appendix 1: Other papers that may be of interest

Lack, Hans Walter and van Slageren, Michiel. (2020). The discovery, typification and rediscovery of wild emmer wheat, Triticum turgidum subsp. dicoccoides (Poaceae). Willdenowia, 50(2): 207-216. https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.50.50206

 

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