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Trochetiopsis erythroxylon (Forst. fil.) W. Marais

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Trochetiopsis erythroxylon (Redwood) is a species of tree in the family mallows. They are listed as extinct in the wild by IUCN. They are native to Saint Helena. They have loculicidal capsule fruit.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinctInTheWild
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct in the Wild when it is known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a naturalized population (or populations) well outside the past range. A taxon is presumed Extinct in the Wild when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, at appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed to record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s life cycle and life form
  • Source: http://apiv3.iucnredlist.org/api/v3/taxonredirect/30560
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EOL has data for 13 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Redwood. View this species on GBIF