Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Sophora L.

Sophora toromiro (Phil.) Skottsb.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Easter Island.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Extinct
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
Vernacular
Toromiro Tree

[ILDIS]
Use
Wood

Extinct in:

Easter Is.

English
Toromiro

Sophora toromiro (Phil.) Skottsb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
73701.000 No
Bonn, B.G. 74690.000 No

First published in Nat. Hist. Juan Fernandez, reimpr. 2: 73 (1921)

Accepted by

  • Humphreys, A.M., Govaerts, R., Ficinski, S.Z., Nic Lughadha, E. & Vorontsova, M.S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047.
  • Zizka, G. (1991). Flowering plants of Easter island Palmarum Hortus Francofurtensis 3: 1-108.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Zizka, G. (1991). Flowering plants of Easter island Palmarum Hortus Francofurtensis 3: 1-108.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Maunder, M. et al. (1999). Molecular Ecology 8:725-738 Genetic diversity and pedigree..
  • Maunder, M. et al. (2000). Conservation Biology 14(5) :1341-1350 Conservation of the ...

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Living Collection Database

    Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

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