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Palmae: Dypsis canaliculata

M. Henri Perrier De la Bathe, 1932

Species

Dypsis canaliculata (Jum.) Beentje & J.Dransf.

Original Distribution

Madagascar

Extinction Data

ICUN Extinct 1994

Number of Specimens at Kew

2

Specimen Type (Y/N)

Y

Kew Herbcat Barcode Number

K000518081

Collector

M. Henri Perrier De la Bathe

Date Collected

1932

Other Information

Two Photographs of Specimens held at Paris Herbarium. The species has not been seen since 1951 and may possibly be extinct. Known from two locations which are geographically far apart, one in the Manongarivo area and another from Ampasimanolotra.

Information Sources

Dransfield, J. & Beentje, H.J. (1995). Palms of Madagascar. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.Walter, K.S. and Gillett, H.J. (eds.) (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre IUCN The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK