Pandanus drupaceus Thouars (1808:4)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Vinsonia drupacea (Thouars) Gaudich. in Voy. Bonite, Bot. 3: t. 31 (1841); Pandanus strigilis Carmich. ex Balf.f. in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 17: 45 (1878), not validly publ.


Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Bosser & Guého, 2003 fide Humphreys et al., 2019)



Mauritius, Mascarene Islands


Biology & Ecology










Bosser, J. and Guého, J. (2003). Flore des Mascareignes 190: 1-52. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.

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]

Martelli, U. (1913). Enumerazione delle "Pandanaceae". Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 4: 5-105.

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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