Chordospartium stevensonii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Fabaceae

Scientific Name: Chordospartium stevensonii Cheeseman
Common Name(s):
English Weeping tree broom, Cord Broom, Weeping Broom

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): de Lange, P.J.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Marlborough.
Countries occurrence:
New Zealand (South Is.)
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Population [top]

Population:Surveys in the early 1980s estimated a population figure of less than 200 individuals in total, but the number has now increased. There are only two species in the genus, both endemic to New Zealand.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This small tree usually grows in scrubby sites near streams, except in one area where it forms its own forest type.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat deterioration has resulted in the invasion of grasses and weeds in places, and regeneration is sometimes prevented by grazing deer and livestock.

Citation: de Lange, P.J. 1998. Chordospartium stevensonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30488A9546933. . Downloaded on 25 June 2018.
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