Onobrychis richardi Baker



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Onobrychis eriophora A.Rich.; Onobrychis richardii Baker [orth. error used by (Vivero et al., 2006; Humphreys et al., 2019)]


Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019)

Last record: 165+ years ago (Vivero et al., 2006)





Biology & Ecology










Edwards, S. & Asfaw, Z. (1992). The status of some plant resources in parts of Tropical Africa NAPRECA monograph series 2: 1-18.

Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

Vivero, Jose Luis, Kelbessa, Ensermu and Demissew, Sebsebe. (2006). Progress on the Red List of plants of Ethiopia and Eritrea: conservation and biogeography of endemic flowering taxa, pp. 761-778. In: Ghazanfar, S. A. and Beentje, H. J. (eds.). Taxonomy and Ecology of African Plants, Their COnservation and Sustainable Use. Kew: Royal Botanic Gardens. [p. 765]

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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