Hibiscadelphus bombycinus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Hibiscadelphus bombycinus
Species Authority: Forbes
Common Name(s):
English Kawaihae Hibiscadelphus

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It was thought to occur in rainforest at Kawaihae on Hawaii. The genus is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and is known from species which are either Extinct or Critically Endangered.
Regionally extinct:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: Collected just once before 1868, the species is now presumed extinct.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Hibiscadelphus bombycinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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