Tag Archives: Clusiaceae

Garcinia klabang Miq.

Bangka Garcinia (Garcinia klabang)

The Bangka Garcinia was described in 1861; it is endemic to the island of Bangka, offshore eastern Sumatra, Indonesia.

The species appears to be extinct now.


edited: 31.01.2024

Tovomita aequatoriensis Benoist

Ecuadorian Tovomita (Tovomita aequatoriensis)

The Ecuadorian Tovomita is known only from a single collection that was obtained in 1930 in the Pichincha Province of Ecuador.

The species has not been recorded since and might well be extinct.


The photo below shows a seed capsule of another, unspecified congeneric species that was photographed in Ecuador.


unspecified Tovomita species (Tovomita sp.)

Photo: David Díaz


edited: 21.08.2022