Blyxa quadricostata 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Hydrocharitales Hydrocharitaceae

Scientific Name: Blyxa quadricostata
Species Authority: Hartog

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-01-27
Assessor(s): Juffe Bignoli, D.
Reviewer(s): Homsombath, K., Nophasead, L., Meng, M., Bounphanmy, S., Zhuang, X. & Allen, D.J.

This species has been recorded only from Myanmar, Thailand and recently from Lao PDR. The number of locations is not known although it has been recorded from only one site in Lao and at least two sites in Thailand. Threats are not known. The species is listed, as Data Deficient since its current number of locations and associated threats are not clear.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is native to Myanmar, Lao PDR and Thailand. In Thailand, it has been recorded in Loei (Pu Kradueng) and in Phangnga provinces. In Lao, it has been found in Champasak province.
Countries occurrence:
Lao People's Democratic Republic; Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland)); Thailand
Upper elevation limit (metres): 1500
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in pools and small streams from sea level to 1,500 m of altitude.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No threats have been recorded.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are in place. More research is needed to determine its actual distribution and threats.

Citation: Juffe Bignoli, D. 2013. Blyxa quadricostata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T194025A8877460. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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