Arachis rigonii Krapov. & W.C.Greg.




Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct in the wild (Smith et al., 2023)

Last record: 1959 (Atahuachi et al., 2021)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct in the Wild



Andrés Ibañez, Santa Cruz, Bolivia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Krapovickas, A. and Gregory, W. C. (1994). Taxonomía del género Arachis (Leguminosae). Bonplandia 8: 1-186.


Other references:

Atahuachi, M. (2009). Arachis rigonii Krapov. & W. C. Greg. In: VMABCC-BIOVERSITY (ed.), Libro Rojo de parientes silvestres de cultivos de Bolivia, pp. 199-201. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Agua Viceministerio de Medio Ambiente, Biodiversidad y Cambios Climaticos, La Paz.

Atahuachi, M. (2020). Arachis rigonii Krapov. & W.C. Greg. Libro Rojo de Plantas Amenazadas de las Tierras Bajas de Bolivia, pp. 365-366. Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza, Santa Cruz.

Atahuachi, M., Clegg, R. and Vique, I. (2021). Arachis rigonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T62758119A62758122. Accessed on 10 June 2022.

Bachman, S., Moat, J., Hill, A.W., de la Torre, J. and Scott, B. (2011). Supporting Red List threat assessments with GeoCAT: geospatial conservation assessment tool. In: V. Smith and L. Penev (eds) e-Infrastructures for data publishing in biodiversity science. Zookeys 150: 117-126.

Dalrymple, S. E., Abeli, T., Ewen, J. G., Gilbert, T. C., Hogg, C. J., Lloyd, N. A., Moehrenschlager, A., Rodríguez, J. P. and Smith, D. (2023). Addressing Threats and Ecosystem Intactness to Enable Action for Extinct in the Wild Species. Diversity 15: 268.

Harlan, J. R. and de Wet, J. M. J. (1971). Toward a rational classification of cultivated plants. Taxon 20(4): 509-517.

Killeen, T., Guerra, A., Calzada, M., Correa, L., Calderon, V., Soria, A., Quezada, B. and Steininger M. K. 2008. Total Historical Land-Use Change in Eastern Bolivia: Who, Where, When, and How Much? Ecology and Society 13(1): 36.

Kirshner, J.D. 2013. City profile: Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Cities 31: 544-552.

Smith, Donal et al. (2023). Extinct in the wild: The precarious state of Earth’s most threatened group of species. Science 379(6634): eadd2889.

Villarroel, D. 2018. Deforestación y alimentos. La Razón.


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