Dicliptera dodsonii   (Wassh.)

Dodson's Dicliptera
(Dicliptera dodsonii)

syn. -


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.


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