Vernonia pulneyensis   (Gamble)


 
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Pulney Ironweed
(Vernonia pulneyensis)

 
syn. -

 
distribution:

India: Madurai District / Tamil Nadu

 
local name: -

 
size: (?)

extinction date: sometimes after 1916

 
The Pulney Ironweed grew in the undergrowth of the forests on the Pulney hills in the Madurai District of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

The species is known only from the typus material that was collected in the year 1916, and is considered extinct.

 
References:

- Sharad Singh Negi: Biodiversity and its conservation in India. New Delhi: Indus Publishing, 1993