|Scientific Name:||Lagarosiphon hydrilloides|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Allen, D.J. & Smith, K.|
Even though the species seems to have a wide distribution more information is needed on the its exact range and threats. It is therefore listed as Data Deficient.
|Range Description:||This plant has only been recorded from Ghana in western Africa and Kenya and Uganda in Eastern Africa.
In Kenya the species is locally common from 1,650-3,500 m, recorded from the Aberdare Ranges, Laikipia District and Nairobi area and Trans-Nzoia, Mt Elgon and Tinderet. In Ghana the species was found in Ejisu, Kumasi.
Native:Ghana; Kenya; Uganda
|Upper elevation limit (metres):||3500|
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|Population:||Small occurrence in Africa.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Found in still or slow moving water in streams, lakes and reservoirs. Also submerged and fixed in streams and damp areas.|
|Major Threat(s):||This species may be potentially locally impacted by agricultural development, invasive species and drought although these are not considered major threats.|
|Conservation Actions:||More research in population trends, biology and ecology, habitat status, and geographical range is needed.|
|Citation:||Juffe, D. 2010. Lagarosiphon hydrilloides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T185508A8425368. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T185508A8425368.en . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.|
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