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Myrtaceae: Campomanesia lundiana


Campomanesia lundiana

Original Distribution

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro

Extinction Data

IUCN = Extinct

Number of Specimens at Kew


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Other Information

This species is known from only the type collection, which supposedly came from Rio de Janeiro in 1825. Although this area has since been well studied, the species has not been found again

Information Sources

 Landrum, L.R. (1986). Campomanesia, Pimenta, Blepharocalyx, Legrandia, Acca, Myrrhinium and Luma (Myrtaceae). Flora Neotropica, Mnongraph 45. Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. & MacKinsen, A. (1998). The world list of threatened trees. World Conservation Press. Cambridge