Vernonia ampandrandavensis Humbert

Ampandrandava Vernonia (Vernonia ampandrandavensis)

This little tree is endemic to a region named Ampandrandava in the Toliara Province of southern Madagascar.

The species was last seen in 1944 and is considered likely extinct.


The photo below shows a related species, the Flat-scaled Vernonia (Vernonia platylepis Drake)


Flat-scaled Vernonia (Vernonia platylepis)

Photo: Landy Rita


edited: 05.01.2024