Elaeocarpus gaussenii

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Elaeocarpus gaussenii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Oxalidales
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
Genus: Elaeocarpus
Species: E. gaussenii
Binomial name
Elaeocarpus gaussenii

Elaeocarpus gaussenii is a critically endangered species of flowering plant in the Elaeocarpaceae family. It is found only in the Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1998). "Elaeocarpus gaussenii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.