Hydrocharis chevalieri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Hydrocharitales Hydrocharitaceae

Scientific Name: Hydrocharis chevalieri (De Wild.) Dandy

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2016-06-21
Assessor(s): Beentje, H.J.
Reviewer(s): Luke, W.R.Q.
Contributor(s): Riddick, R.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Maiz-Tome, L.
This species is a common and widespread aquatic herb which faces no major threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species ranges from Benin to western Central Tropical Africa. The species is recorded as present in Benin, Gabon, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Congo.
Countries occurrence:
Benin; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Gabon
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Population [top]

Population:No information available on population size or trends.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species grows in shallow swamp, pond and lake waters.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilised.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no data on threats as the exact habitat requirements for this species are not clear.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation actions are known or likely to be needed.

Citation: Beentje, H.J. 2017. Hydrocharis chevalieri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T185237A84270333. . Downloaded on 23 May 2018.
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