|Scientific Name:||Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Harrison, I.J. & García, N.|
|Contributor(s):||Knees, S.G., Patzelt, A., Neale, S. & Williams, L.|
This species is assessed as Least Concern as it is widespread with stable populations and does not face any major threats.
This species occurs from northern Africa south to Tanzania and east through the Indian subcontinent to Viet Nam.
Native:Afghanistan; Algeria; Bangladesh; Egypt (Egypt (African part), Sinai); Eritrea; Ethiopia; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Kenya; Lebanon; Libya; Morocco; Oman; Pakistan; Palestinian Territory, Occupied; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; Sudan; Tanzania, United Republic of; Thailand; Tunisia; Uganda; United Arab Emirates; Viet Nam; Yemen (North Yemen, Socotra, South Yemen)
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There is no information available on population trends in this species.
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:|
The species has been recorded occurring in the canyon-like wadis at lower altitudes in northern Oman (Saccharo-Nerietum oleandri) (Deil and Mueller-Hohenstein 1996) and in other wet, damp or moist places, sometimes inundated with changing water level, by streams, wadis, and pools. The information available about the habitat and ecology of this species at global level is very limited.
|Use and Trade:||There is no evidence to suggest that this species is used.|
There are no known significant past, ongoing or future threats to this species.
There are no conservation measures in place and none needed.
|Citation:||Lansdown, R.V. 2013. Desmostachya bipinnata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T13579796A13596921.Downloaded on 22 February 2018.|
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