1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Sophora L.
      1. Sophora toromiro (Phil.) Skottsb.

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

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

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

    Images

    Distribution

    Extinct in:

    Easter Is.

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    73701.000
    Bonn, B.G. 74690.000

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

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/