|Scientific Name:||Aloe dorotheae|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered B2ab(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 very small area of occupancy, can be considered as one location and there is continuing decline due to the impacts of the local human population on the species (collected for medicinal purposes), hence is listed as Critically Endangered.
|Previously published Red List assessments:||
|Range Description:||Known only from two localities: 6.5 km south. of Handeni, Kideleko (Kideliko) Rock and from Kwa Mkono (Handeni district).|
Native:Tanzania, United Republic of
|Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:||20|
|Number of Locations:||1|
|Lower elevation limit (metres):||600|
|Upper elevation limit (metres):||685|
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|Population:||Unknown, but the area is heavily populated by people.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Grows on bare rock slabs on inselbergs.|
|Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:||Yes|
|Use and Trade:||See under threats.|
|Major Threat(s):||Is well-known in cultivation, but it is not known if there is any impact of collectors on the wild population. But there is more than likely ongoing collection of the plant for medicinal purposes given the local human population density.|
Is a popular plant in gardens.
Not known to occur in any protected areas.
|Citation:||Eastern Arc Mountains & Coastal Forests CEPF Plant Assessment Project Participants. 2009. Aloe dorotheae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T158335A5195945. . Downloaded on 08 February 2016.|
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