Sophora zeylanica Trimen

Ceylon Sophora (Sophora zeylanica)  

This species from the island of Sri Lanka appears in lists that deal with extinct plant species and is thus mentioned here. [1]  


Unfortunately, I cannot say anything further about this species, it may indeed be extinct.  



[1] The 2007 Red List of Threatened Fauna and Flora of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka. XIII+ 148 pp. IUCN Sri Lanka and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources 2007  


Depiction from: ‘Henry Trimen: A Hand-Book to the Flora of Ceylon. London: Dulau & Co. 1893-1931’    

(public domain)  


edited: 20.03.2018