Lippia salicifolia 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Lamiales Verbenaceae

Scientific Name: Lippia salicifolia Andersson

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2ac ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-09-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Mauchamp, A. <i>et al.</i>
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to the island of Floreana.
Countries occurrence:
Ecuador (Galápagos)
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Population [top]

Population:The species was reported to occur in some abundance in the first half of the century. Large numbers of trees were felled for constructing houses during a period of settlement of the island and the total population is now estimated to include 2,600 adult trees, most of which are located on the Cerro de Pampa Bola. Regeneration is reasonable.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is a potential threat of colonization by Lantana camara and Psidium guajava.

Citation: Mauchamp, A. et al.. 1998. Lippia salicifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30452A9551218. . Downloaded on 24 February 2018.
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