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The Endemic Plants of Chile


Podophorus bromoides Phil.

Place of Publication

Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 14: 649 (1856)


  • Philippi R.A. (1856b)

    Philippi, R.A. 1856. Bemerkungen über die Flora der Insel Juan Fernandez. Botanische Zeitung (Berlin) 14:641-711

  • Baeza et al. (2002)

    Baez, C.M. , Stuessy, T.F. and Marticorena, C. Brittonia 54(3).


Archipiélago de Juan Fernández

Distribution and habitat

Since its first discovery in 1854 by Rudolph A Philippi, this species has not been relocated, despite exhaustive searches by numerous field botanists. It is thought to have occurred in Isla Más a Tierra (Robinson Crusoe Island) in the area occupied by the village of San Juan Bautista. The introduction of herbivores probably led to its extinction.

Conservation status

  • Extinct