The Gymnosperm Database


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Conservation status 2010: protocol 3.1

Podocarpus capuronii

de Laubenfels 1972

Common names

Taxonomic notes

Syn: Podocarpus woltzii Gaussen 1974 (de Laubenfels 1985). Type: R. Capuron 11566 (P), collected on Mt. Ambatomenaloha. Farjon (2010) notes that the type specimens of P. capuronii and P. woltzii were collected by R. Capuron on the same day, albeit on different mountains.


Tree (Farjon 1998).

Distribution and Ecology

E Madagascar: Mt. Ambatomenaloha (Farjon 1998), also on Mt. Tsaratanana.

The IUCN reports that this species is in decline. It is facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild due to ongoing declines in population size, caused primarily by past and ongoing loss of habitat.

Big tree







de Laubenfels, D.J. 1972. Adansonia 11(4):713.

Gaussen. 1974. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Toulouse 110:123.

See also

The species account at Threatened Conifers of the World.

Last Modified 2017-12-29