Hydrocharis chevalieri


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Hydrocharis chevalieri
Species Authority: (De Wild.) Dandy

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2010-06-29
Assessor(s): Juffe, D.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D.J. & Smith, K.
Contributor(s): Riddick, R.
Hydrocharis chevalieri is a common growing aquatic herb. It is widespread and faces no major threats. Assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs from Benin to western Central Tropical Africa. Recorded from Benin, Gabon, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Congo.
Benin; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Gabon
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Shallow waters of swamps, ponds and lakes
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): In the Central African Republic civil war has caused conservation budgets to be drained and human population in the area to increase. This has caused the WWF ecoregion to be endangered.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Juffe, D. 2010. Hydrocharis chevalieri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 02 September 2015.
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