Stemonoporus rigidus Thwaites



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1860

Rediscovered in 1981

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Ambagamuwa region, Sri Lanka


Biology & Ecology










Ashton, P. 1998. Stemonoporus rigidus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30838A9582082. Downloaded on 07 May 2017.

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Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). (1998). The World List of Threatened Trees. Cambridge, U.K.: World Conservation Press. 650 pp.

Wijesinghe, L.C.A., Gunatilleke, I.A.U.N., Jayawardana, S.D.G., Kotagama, S.W. and Gunatilleke, C.V.S. 1990. Biological conservation in Sri Lanka (A national status report). Colombo Natural Resources, Energy and Science Authority of Sri Lanka.


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