Campomanesia lundiana (Kiaerskou) Mattos

Rio de Janeiro Myrtle (Campomanesia lundiana)

This species was restricted to the Atlantic Forest in southeastern Brazil, it is known only from the type material which was collected in 1825.

The species was never found again and is considered extinct.


The photo below shows an unspecified congeneric species that was photographed in the remains of the Atlantic forest in the state Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


unspecified Myrtle species (Campomanesia sp.)

Photo: Diego Monsores


edited: 05.02.2024