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.

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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.

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

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unspecified Tovomita species (Tovomita sp.)

Photo: David Díaz
https://www.inaturalist.org/people/daviles
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

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edited: 21.08.2022