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Blyxa hexandra

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA HYDROCHARITALES HYDROCHARITACEAE

Scientific Name: Blyxa hexandra
Species Authority: C.D.K.Cook & Luond

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2010-06-29
Assessor(s): Juffe, D.
Reviewer(s): Allen, D.J. & Smith, K.
Justification:
More information on actual range, population trends and threats is needed to assess this species correctly. It is therefore listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Only recorded in Africa, from Tanzania to Angola.

Recorded from Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Angola, Zambia, and Tanzania. In Tanzania it has been recorded in Songea district, Kwamponjore valley.
Countries:
Native:
Angola (Angola); Burundi; Central African Republic; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Still water, usually in temporary pools.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: More information is needed on the species exact range and threats.

Citation: Juffe, D. 2010. Blyxa hexandra. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.
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