Scalesia cordata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Asteraceae

Scientific Name: Scalesia cordata A. Stewart
Common Name(s):
English Heart-leafed scalesia

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-09-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tye, A. & Loving, J.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species formerly made up extensive woodland on the slopes of two volcanoes, Sierra Negra and Cerra Azul on Isabela Island.
Countries occurrence:
Ecuador (Galápagos)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A small tree.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): A continuing decline in the extent of the woodland is evident. Damage is being caused by introduced herbivores, invasive weeds are causing habitat degradation and areas are being cleared by local inhabitants. There is also the constant threat of volcanic eruption.

Citation: Tye, A. & Loving, J. 1998. Scalesia cordata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30448A9550918. . Downloaded on 26 May 2018.
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