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Astiria rosea Lindl.

Rose-colored Astiria (Astiria rosea)

The Rose-colored Astiria was described in 1844, it was endemic to the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.

The species had broad heart-shaped leaves and clusters of beautifully light pink-colored flowers.

This plant is now extinct.


Depiction from: ‘Edward’s botanical register 30. 1844’

(public domain)


edited: 14.11.2021