Lagarosiphon ilicifolius 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Hydrocharitales Hydrocharitaceae

Scientific Name: Lagarosiphon ilicifolius Oberm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2016-06-08
Assessor(s): Beentje, H.J. & Juffe Bignoli, D.
Reviewer(s): Luke, W.R.Q.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Maiz-Tome, L.
This species is assessed here as Least Concern due to its widespread distribution in southern Africa and the lack of any major widespread threats.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species ranges from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Kenya and from Tanzania to southern Africa.
Countries occurrence:
Angola; Botswana; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Kenya; Namibia; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):500
Upper elevation limit (metres):1150
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This submerged plant grows in still or slow-flowing water.
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:No

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There is no information available concerning use or trade of this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major widespread threats are known to affect this species. Lagarosiphon ilicifolius is locally impacted by human settlements and polluted water from them, but it is unclear if this species is sensitive to such changes.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Beentje, H.J. & Juffe Bignoli, D. 2017. Lagarosiphon ilicifolius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T185537A85686946. . Downloaded on 24 April 2018.
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