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Lagarosiphon ilicifolius

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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: 2010
Date Assessed: 2010-06-29
Assessor(s): Juffe, D.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D.J. & Smith, K.
Justification:
This species is widespread in Southern Africa and has no major widespread threats. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs from Democratic Republic of Congo to Kenya and Tanzania to Southern Africa. Recorded from 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:
Native:
Angola (Angola); Botswana; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Kenya; Namibia; South Africa (Eastern Cape Province, Marion-Prince Edward Is., Northern Cape Province, Western Cape); Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
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Population [top]

Population: No data.
Population Trend: Unknown

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

Citation: Juffe, D. 2010. Lagarosiphon ilicifolius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 December 2014.
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