Strobilanthes hypericoides J. R. I. Wood

St John’s-Wort-leaved Strobilanthes (Strobilanthes hypericoides)  

This species was described in 1995 based on material that had been collected in 1926 in the Kandy District of Sri Lanka, it is still only known from the type material and may well be extinct.  



[1] M. D. Dassanayake; W. D. Clayton: A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 12. CRC Press 1998 [2] MOE 2012. The National Red List 2012 of Sri Lanka; Conservation Status of the Fauna and Flora. Ministry of Environment, Colombo, Sri Lanka. VIII + 476 pp  


edited: 23.03.2018