The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Syzygium myhendrae


(Bedd. ex Brandis) Gamble
Eugenia myhendrae (Bedd.) Brandis
Common Name/s
Western Ghats (southern), India
Last Record
Before 1902
Rediscovered in
2002 or before
IUCN status
Vanishing Flora forum thread
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
Gamble, J. S. (1981). Flora of the Presidency of Madras - Vol. 1. Adlard & Sons Ltd., 21, Hart Street W.O., London, 475pp.
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
Bourdillon, T. F. (1908). The Forest Trees of Travancore. The Government Press, Trivandrum, India. 189 pp.
Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.
Ramasubbu, R., Divya, C. and Anjana, S. (2016). [url=]A note on the taxonomy, field status and threats to three endemic species of [i]Syzygium[/i] (Myrtaceae) from the southern Western Ghats, India[/url]. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(11): 9384-9390.
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.
Sasidharan, N., Sujanapal, P. and Augustine, J. (2002). Reappearance of Syzygium myhendrae (Bedd. ex Brandis) Gamble and Ellipanthus tomentosus Kurz in the southern Western Ghats. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 26: 609-611.
Shareef, Muhammed S. and Rasiya, Beegam A. (2015). [url=]Lectotypification and status of Syzygium myhendrae (Bedd. ex Brandis) Gamble (Myrtaceae) – an endemic myrtle of southern Western Ghats, India[/url]. Taiwania 60(1): 59-62.
World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1998). Syzygium myhendrae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 29 March 2015.