Hyperbaena obovata Urb. (1925:60)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Invalid (synonym of H. axilliflora) (González Torres et al., 2016:166; POWO, 2024)


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym of H. axilliflora) (González Torres et al., 2016:166; POWO, 2024)

Was rediscovered (Acevedo-Rodríguez & Strong, 2012 fide Humphreys et al., 2019) prior to synonymisation (González Torres et al., 2016:166; POWO, 2024)





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Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. and Strong, M. T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

Berazaín, R. (2009). The extinct Flora of Cuba. Bissea 3(2): 1.

Borhidi, A. and Muñiz, O. (1983). Catálogo de Plantas Cubanas Amenazadas o Extinguidas: 1-85. Acad. Ci. de Cuba, La Habana. 

González Torres, L. R., Palmarola, A., González Oliva, L., Bécquer, E. R., Testé, E. and Barrios, D. (eds.). (2016). Lista roja de la flora de Cuba. Bissea 10 (número especial 1): 1-352.

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]

POWO. (2024). Plants of the World Online (online resource). Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. Available at: [Accessed 15 June 2024]

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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