Myrcia skeldingii Proctor



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1972

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



along the Mason River, Jamaica


Biology & Ecology










Adams, C.D. 1972. Flowering Plants of Jamaica. University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

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]

Kelly, D. L. 1988. The threatened flowering plants of Jamaica. Biological Conservation 46(3): 201-216.

Kelly, D. L. 1994. Systematic list of threatened flowering plant species in the Jamaican flora.

Kelly, D. L. 1997. List of threatened trees in the Jamaican flora, not in 'Draft species summaries: Jamaica' WCMC 24/04/97 (unpublished).

Kelly, D. L. 1998. Myrcia skeldingii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33796A9805664. Downloaded on 18 November 2016.

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

The Nature Conservancy. 1996. Natural Heritage Central Database. (Status and distribution data on Latin American plants, developed in collaboration with Latin American Conservation Data Centers and Missouri Botanical Garden).

WCSP (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet;


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