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Syzygium bourdillonii


(Gamble) Rathakr. & N. C. Nair
Common Name/s
Western Ghats, India
Last Record
Rediscovered in
IUCN status
Vanishing Flora forum thread
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
Rathakrishnan, N. C. and Nair, N. C. (1983). Nomenclatural changes in some Myrtaceous ' PlantsJ. . Econ. Tax. Bot. 4: 287-288.
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
Gamble, J. S. (1918). Bull. Misc. Inform. 1918: 239.
Gamble, J. S. (1919). Myrtaceae. ln Fl. Pres. Maras. Adlard & Sons Ltd. London. Part lll pp. 473-474.
Mohanan, N. (1996). [url=]Rediscovery of Syzygium bourdillonii (Gamble) Rathakr. & N. C. Nair (Myrtaceae), an endemic and little known species of Western Ghats[/url]. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 20(3): 729-731.
Murugan, C. and Manickam, V. (2006). Syzygium bourdillonii (Gamble) Rathakr. & N.C. Nair (Myrtaceae) – a critically endangered taxon relocated other than the type locality. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30: 498-500.
Nayar, M. P. and Sastry, A. R. K. (eds.). (1987). Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Vol. 1. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). (1998). The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.
Ramesh, B.R. and Pascal, J.-P. 1997. Atlas of endemics of the Western Ghats (India). Distribution of tree species in the evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. Institut Français de Pondichéry.
Shareef, S. M. (2015). [url=,d.dGY]The lectotypification of Syzygium bourdillonii (Gamble) Rathakr. & N.C. Nair (Myrtaceae)[/url]. Taprobanica 7(2): 94-95. [automatic download]
World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1998). Syzygium bourdillonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 06 May 2015.