Dicliptera dodsonii   (Wassh.)


 
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Dodson's Dicliptera
(Dicliptera dodsonii)

 
syn. -

 
distribution:

Ecuador: El Oro Province

 
local name: -

 
size: (?)

extinction date: last seen 1986

 
Dodson's Dicliptera is known only from a single population at the Río Palenque Science Center, a private reserve in the El Oro province of Ecuador, where the species was last found in the year 1986.

The species is now presumed extinct.

 
References:

- C. H. Dodoson; A. H. Gentry: Biological Extinction in western Ecuador. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 78(2): 273-295. 1991