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Top extinct plants: All

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Cosmos atrosanguineus (Mexico) 70
2 Encephalartos woodii (South Africa) 65
3 India Monocarpic Palm – (Corypha taliera) - (Bengal) 47
4 Toromiro – (Sophora toromiro) (Easter Island, Chile) 41
5 Lotus berthelotii (Canary Islands) 36
6 Taliaferro - apple cultivar 35
7 Kanehira Azalea – (Rhododendron kanehirai) (Taiwan) 25
8 St. Helena Redwood – (Trochetiopsis erythroxylon) (Saint Helena) 24
9 Sichuan Thuja – (Thuja sutchuenensis) – rediscovered 1999 (Sichuan, China) 20
10 Cooke's Kokia – (Kokia cookei) (Hawaiian Is) 19
11 St. Helena Roundleaf Gumwood – (Commidendrum rotundifolium) (Saint Helena) 19
12 Szaferi Birch – (Betula szaferi) (Poland) 18
13 Pallasana Spurge – (Euphorbia mayurnathanii) (India) 15
14 Biznaguita – (Mammillaria guillauminiana) (Mexico) 13
15 Kalimantan Mango – (Mangifera casturi) (Kalimantan, Indonesia) 13
16 Biznaguita – (Mammillaria glochidiata) (Mexico) 12
17 Yunnan Malva – (Firmiana major) (Yunnan, China) 12
18 Lysimachia minoricensis (Spain) 11
19 Cuban Erythroxylum – (Erythroxylum echinodendron) (Cuba) 10
20 Rio de Janeiro Terminalia – (Terminalia acuminata) (Brazil) 10
21 Sarawak Mango – (Mangifera rubropetala) (Kalimantan & Sumatra) 8
22 Csapodya splendens (syn. Deppea splendens) (Mexico) 7
23 Gibraltar Campion (Silene tomentosa) - rediscovered on Gibraltar in 1994 7
24 Tulipa sprengeri (Turkey) 6
25 Root-spine Palm – (Cryosophila williamsii) (Honduras) 6
26 Ansault - pear cultivar 6
27 Laelia gouldiana (Mexico) 6
28 Encephalartos relictus (Swaziland) 5
29 Encephalartos brevifoliolatus (South Africa) 5
30 Encephalartos nubimontanus (South Africa) 5
31 Pele Clermontia – (Clermontia peleana) (Hawaiian Is.) 5
32 Cyanea pinnatifida (Hawaiian Is.) < 5
33 Semper Augustus - a tulip from the days of tulip mania < 5
34 Franklin Tree – (Franklinia alatamaha) (Georgia, U.S.) < 5
35 Bennett's Seaweed - Vanvoorstia bennettiana - a red alga. (1886, Australia) < 5
36 Royal Cyanea Tree – (Cyanea superba) (Hawaiian Is.) < 5
37 Viceroy - tulip traded during tulip mania < 5
38 Punaluu Cyanea – (Cyanea truncata) (Hawaiian Is.) < 5
39 Café marron (Ramosmania rodriguesii) - rediscovered on Rodrigues in 1979 < 5
40 Jellyfish tree (Medusagyne oppositifolia) - rediscovered in Seychelles in the 1970s < 5
41 Hemiandra rutilans (Australia) < 5
42 Fuzzyflower Cyrtandra – (Cyrtandra waiolani) (Hawaiian Is.) < 5
43 Badula ovalifolia – from Mauritius. Known in 1830's; collected in 1970 and 1997 but misidentified (Page and D'Argent 1997, IUCN report)/confirmed identity in 2008 (Florens et al, Kew Bulletin) < 5

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