Lagarosiphon ilicifolius 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Hydrocharitales Hydrocharitaceae

Scientific Name: Lagarosiphon ilicifolius
Species Authority: Oberm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2015
Date Assessed: 2010-06-30
Assessor(s): Juffe, D.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D.J. & Smith, K.
This species is widespread in Southern Africa and has no major widespread threats. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2010 Least Concern (LC)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Kenya and Tanzania to southern Africa. Recorded from the Okavango and Zambesi Rivers, in Uganda it is only known from an island on Lake Victoria and in Tanzania it occurs at Bukoba district in Lake Victoria.
Countries occurrence:
Angola (Angola); Botswana; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Kenya; Namibia; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
Upper elevation limit (metres): 1100
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A submerged plant in still or slow flowing water.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major widespread threats. Locally impacted by human settlements and their pollution of water.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None needed.

Citation: Juffe, D. 2015. Lagarosiphon ilicifolius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T185537A85686434. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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