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Myrceugenia schulzei

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MYRTALES MYRTACEAE

Scientific Name: Myrceugenia schulzei
Species Authority: Johow

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Not Threatened (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Found on Masa Fuera Is.
Countries:
Native:
Chile (Juan Fernández Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: Preliminary data indicate the species is confined to less than 100 km². More detailed information on the species should become available to confirm this evaluation.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A dominant species of lowland dry forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The extent of the forest has declined through the effects of grazing by feral animals, spread of introduced weeds and soil erosion.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The islands are designated as a national park and biosphere reserve and work is being carried out by CONAF to save the native plants.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Myrceugenia schulzei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.
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