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Blyxa vietii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA HYDROCHARITALES HYDROCHARITACEAE

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

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-01-26
Assessor(s): Juffe Bignoli, D.
Reviewer(s): Homsombath, K., Nophasead, L., Zhuang, X., Bounphanmy, S., Meng, M. & Smith, K.
Justification:

This species is native to southern Viet Nam and has only been recorded from one site in Dak Lak province, however its exact location is unknown. It is potentially threatened by logging and deforestation. More research is needed to discern the actual distribution and population trends. It is listed as Data Deficient, however more information on the species current distribution and threats may show it to be threatened.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has only been recorded from the Dak Lak Province, southern Viet Nam. Although the exact locality has not been provided, the total area of this province is 13,062 km2.
Countries:
Native:
Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population:

There current population size or trend is unknown.

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It was found submerged in water. It occurs in ponds, rice fields and river pools.
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There is no information available.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The area where this species has been recorded from is threatened by habitat loss due to logging and deforestation as highlighted in the threats maps developed for the region during an IUCN workshop in Cambodia in November 2009.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place. The current location of this species needs to be confirmed and its existing population studied.

Citation: Juffe Bignoli, D. 2013. Blyxa vietii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 October 2014.
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