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Leucadendron grandiflorum (Salisb.) R.Br.

Mountain rose, Wynberg conebush

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Euryspermum grandiflorum Salisb.

 

Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019)

Last record: 1806

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Wynberg Hill, Cape Town, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape Province, South Africa

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Albani Rocchetti, G., Carta, A., Mondoni, A. et al. (2022). Selecting the best candidates for resurrecting extinct-in-the-wild plants from herbaria. Nature Plants 8: 1385-1393. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-022-01296-7 [Supplementary Tables S1-S6]

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.

Hall, A.V. & Veldhuis, H.A. (1985). South African red data book: 1-160. CSIR, Pretoria.

Helme, N.A. and Trinder-Smith, T.H. 2006. The endemic flora of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 72(2):205-210.

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

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]

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Rebelo, A.G. 2020. Leucadendron grandiflorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T113168368A185558142. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-3.RLTS.T113168368A185558142.en. Downloaded on 27 June 2021.

Rebelo, A.G., Helme, N.A., Holmes, P.M., Forshaw, C.N., Richardson, S.H., Raimondo, D., Euston-Brown, D.I.W., Victor, J.E., Foden, W., Ebrahim, I., Bomhard, B., Oliver, E.G.H., Johns, A., van der Venter, J., van der Walt, R., von Witt, C., Low, A.B., Paterson-Jones, C., Rourke, J.P., Hitchcock, A.N., Potter, L., Vlok, J.H. & Pillay, D. 2006. Leucadendron grandiflorum (Salisb.) R.Br. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/06/07.

Williams, I.J.M. 1972. Revision of the genus Leucadendron (Proteaceae). Contributions from the Bolus Herbarium 3: 1-425.

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