Lijndenia brenanii (A.Fern. & R.Fern.) Jacq.Fél.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Memecylon brenanii A.Fern. & R.Fern.


Conservation Status


Last record: 1961

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Usambara Mountains, Tanzania


Biology & Ecology










Hall, J., Burgess, N.D., Lovett, J., Mbilinyi, B. and Gereau, R.E. 2009. Conservation implications of deforestation across an elevational gradient in the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania. Biological Conservation 142: 2510-2521.

IUCN SSC East African Plants Red List Authority. 2013. Lijndenia brenanii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T35415A2859029. Downloaded on 27 December 2015.

Lovett, J. 1996. Completed data collection forms for restricted range trees of Tanzania.

Lovett, J. 1996. Tanzanian forest trees with a restricted distribution.

Wickens, G. 1975. Melastomataceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa, Crown Agents, London.


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