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Oeceoclades seychellarum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ORCHIDALES ORCHIDACEAE

Scientific Name: Oeceoclades seychellarum
Species Authority: (Rolfe ex Summerh.) Garay & P.Taylor
Synonym(s):
Eulophia seychellarum Rolfe ex Summerh.
Eulophidium seychellarum (Rolfe ex Summerh.) Summerh.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2007-09-21
Assessor(s): Gerlach, J.
Reviewer(s): Rankou, H. & Fay, M.
Justification:
Oeceoclades seychellarum is thought to be Extinct. It is known from a single collection in 1902. The type locality is heavily degraded by human settlement and invasive plants.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species was endemic to the Seychelles. It is only known from a specimen collected at Cascade Estate, Mahé in 1902.
Countries:
Regionally extinct:
Seychelles (Seychelles (main island group))
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Population [top]

Population: This species is believed to be extinct.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It was recorded from forests at about 350 m asl.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): May have been threatened by habitat deterioration in the past.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in-place. It was grown at Kew in 1902.

Citation: Gerlach, J. 2011. Oeceoclades seychellarum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 November 2014.
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