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Hedyotis cyanescens Thwaites

Bluish Hedyotis (Hedyotis cyanescens)  

This species was described in 1859.  

The Bluish Hedyotis was a shrub that grew in the undergroth of the forests, the leaves of this species were slightly bluish to purplish colored.

The species is considered likely extinct.  

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References:  

[1] Joseph Dalton Hooker: The flora of British India. London: L. Reeve 1875-97 
[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

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edited: 24.04.2011