Polygala antillensis Chodat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Invalid (synonym of Hebecarpa costaricensis) (Humphreys et al., 2019)


Conservation Status

Invalid. Was rediscovered prior to its synonymisation.



Windward Islands


Biology & Ecology










Acta Botanica Gallica, 2008, 155 (4), pp. 477-483.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Sastre, C. (1978). Plantes menacées de Guadeloupe et de Martinique. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Sér. 3, Botanique 519: 65-93.

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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