Cyrtandra guerkeana Lauterb.

Gürke’s Cyrtandra (Cyrtandra guerkeana)

Gürke’s Cyrtandra was restricted to the high altitude rainforests on the island of Savai’i, Samoa, where it could be found at elevation of 1200 to 1600 m. 

The species was last seen in 1906 and is now considered extinct.



[1] Art Whistler: The Rare Plants of Samoa. Biodiversity Conservation Lessons Learned Technical Series 2. Conservation International, Apia, Samoa 2011


edited: 10.09.2019