|Scientific Name:||Aloe classenii|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered B1ab(v) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Eastern Arc Mountains & Coastal Forests CEPF Plant Assessment Project Participants|
|Reviewer(s):||Beentje, H., Gereau, R., Kabuye, C., Kalema, J., Luke, Q., Lyaruu, H., Maunder, M., Mwachala, G., Ndangalasi, H., Njau, F., Schatz, G. & Wabuele, E. (East African Plants Red List Authority)|
Has a small extent of occurrence (less than 100 km²) and is severely fragmented. There is continuing decline due to the impact of illegal collectors. Might also qualify under criterion C, but there is no population information to apply this criterion.
|Previously published Red List assessments:||
|Range Description:||Known only from three localities in southern Kenya: Kasigau, Kilibasi, and Kizima (Kirima) Hill.|
|Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:||30|
|Number of Locations:||3|
|Lower elevation limit (metres):||600|
|Upper elevation limit (metres):||700|
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|Population:||Not abundant at any of the localities.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Grows in lowland forest and deciduous bushland between and on rocky slabs.|
|Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:||Yes|
|Major Threat(s):||Sought after by succulent collectors.|
Occurs in at least one protected area: Kasigau Forest Reserve.
Is in cultivation in botanic gardens.
|Citation:||Eastern Arc Mountains & Coastal Forests CEPF Plant Assessment Project Participants. 2009. Aloe classenii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T158195A5189512. . Downloaded on 13 February 2016.|
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