Eugenia singampattiana Beddome (year?)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1898 or before

Since rediscovered (Daniel & Rajendran, 1989)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Tamil Nadu, India


Biology & Ecology










Daniel, P. and Rajendran, A. (1992 "1989"). Eugenia singampattiana Beddome (Myrtaceae): its status after rediscovery from the Tirunelveli Hills, Tamil Nadu. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 31(1-4): 122-125. [published in 1992 according to (Humphreys et al., 2019:Supplementary Data 1)] 

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. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Nayar, M.P. and Sastry, A.R.K. (eds) 1987. Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Vol. 1. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

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

Ramesh, B.R. and Pascal, J.-P. 1997. Atlas of endemics of the Western Ghats (India). Distribution of tree species in the evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. Institut Français de Pondichéry.

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.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1998). Eugenia singampattiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 01 February 2015.


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