Lagarosiphon rubellus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Hydrocharitales Hydrocharitaceae

Scientific Name: Lagarosiphon rubellus
Species Authority: Ridl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-12-07
Assessor(s): Sieben, E.
Reviewer(s): Foden, W. & Juffe Bignoli, D.
Very little data available for this assessment. The species is believed to be endemic to Angola and but may also be in Namibia as it is known from the Cunene River. The species is probably not threatened as the area is sparsely inhabited, but more information is needed on the species distribution before a full assessment can be made. It is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Angola but as it grows in the River Cunene system it may be found in Namibia. (Cook 2004).
Countries occurrence:
Angola (Angola)
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Population [top]

Population: No information.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Vegetative parts totally submerged, found in pans, dams and streams.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Endemic in Angola. Probably few threats as the area is sparsely inhabited.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information.

Citation: Sieben, E. 2010. Lagarosiphon rubellus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T185349A8393430. . Downloaded on 31 May 2016.
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