|Scientific Name:||Alocasia sinuata|
Alocasia bullata Hort. [nom. inval.]
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered B1ab(ii,iii,v) ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Medecilo, M.P. & Ong, R.G.|
|Reviewer/s:||Madulid, D.A. & Agoo, E.M.G.(IUCN SSC Philippine Plant Red List Authority)|
Alocasia sinuata is confined to limestone
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introduced into cultivation in international nurseries and gardens over a
century ago, but since then the species has only been recordedonce in
the wild at the location in
|Habitat and Ecology:||
A. sinuata is found in limestone forests at very low altitude near the beach.
The major threat to the species is the conversion of the habitat to beach resorts. During the assessment, collection of the species in the wild was not observed but a few individuals were seen growing in gardens in the area, hence low level collecting may still be an issue..
|Conservation Actions:||No conservation actions are currently in place and hence attempts are required to put some measures in place to ensure the future survival of this species in the wild.|
|Citation:||Medecilo, M.P. & Ong, R.G. 2008. Alocasia sinuata. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 May 2013.|
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