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Homalanthus polyandrus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Homalanthus polyandrus
Species Authority: (Muell. Arg.) Cheeseman
Common Name(s):
English Kermadec Poplar

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: A small pioneer tree found only on Raoul Island in the Kermadec Group.
Countries:
Native:
New Zealand (Kermadec Is.)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): By the early 1970s only a few small groups of trees had survived the damage caused by feral goats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: A spectacular recovery in numbers has since been made following the removal of goats.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Homalanthus polyandrus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 November 2014.
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