Conservation of the Toromiro Tree: Case Study in the Management of a Plant Extinct in the Wild

  title={Conservation of the Toromiro Tree: Case Study in the Management of a Plant Extinct in the Wild},
  author={Michael Maunder and Alastair Culham and Bj{\"o}rn Ald{\'e}n and Georg Zizka and Cath{\'e}rine Orliac and Wolfram Lobin and Alberto Bordeu and Jos{\'e} M. Ram{\'i}rez and Sabine Glissmann‐Gough},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
Abstract: We reviewed the history and conservation of Sophora toromiro, a species that has been extinct in the wild since 1960 but has survived as scattered individuals in botanic gardens and private collections. The short‐term conservation of S. toromiro is dependent on the management of surviving ex situ stocks. This is being achieved through international collaboration by a working group established to coordinate the conservation management of the species. Molecular evidence indicates that… 

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