Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Nepenthales Droseraceae

Scientific Name: Drosera burmanni
Species Authority: Vahl
Taxonomic Source(s): The Plant List. 2014. The Plant List. Version 1.1. Available at: (Accessed: 12 Feb. 2014).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2010-04-13
Assessor(s): Zhuang, X.
Reviewer(s): Homsombath, K., Juffe Bignoli, D. & Bounphanmy, S.
This species is found throughout an extensive geographic range. Although there is not detailed information about global population trends, it does not face any widespread threat. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This plant is widespread and has been recorded in China, Lao PDR, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Japan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Borneo, Indonesia, and north Australia.
Countries occurrence:
Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia); Bangladesh; Bhutan; Cambodia; China; India; Indonesia (Bali, Sulawesi, Sumatera); Japan; Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland)); Philippines; Sri Lanka; Taiwan, Province of China (Taiwan, Province of China (main island)); Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species throughout its range.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: In marshes, waterlogged areas, open wet places, ridges between rice fields, soggy soils, lowland to mountain areas.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: It is used in Viet Nam for the treatment of coughs.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is threatened by habitat loss due to wetland drainage. However, this is not a widespread global threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation actions are in place.

Citation: Zhuang, X. 2013. Drosera burmanni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T169038A6566220. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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