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Phaulopsis imbricata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SCROPHULARIALES ACANTHACEAE

Scientific Name: Phaulopsis imbricata
Species Authority: (Forssk.) Sweet
Synonym/s:
Micranthus poggei Lindau
Phaulopsis poggei Lindau
Phaylopsis poggei (Lindau) C.B.Clarke

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-05-05
Assessor/s: Ghogue, J.-P.
Reviewer/s: Diop, F.N., Ali, M.M. & Smith, K.G.
Justification:
Widespread species with no known major widespread threats. More information is needed on the species distribution, particularly for Ethiopia and Malawi. However, the species is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: From Senegal in West Africa to Ethiopia in the East, then southwards to Malawi.
Countries:
Native:
Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Gabon; Gambia; Kenya; Liberia; Mali; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone
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Population [top]

Population: Widespread species, large size population.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Perennial herb of shady places and river borders.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Land pollution may threaten the species locally.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

No conservation measures are in place. Site management plans, formal educational activities and improved communication to raise awareness are needed.

Citation: Ghogue, J.-P. 2010. Phaulopsis imbricata. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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