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Eugenia koolauensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MYRTALES MYRTACEAE

Scientific Name: Eugenia koolauensis
Species Authority: O. Deg.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Formerly collected in the north of the Koolau Mts. on Oahu and from Maunaloa on Molokai. The only extant populations are now restricted to Oahu.
Countries:
Native:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: Fewer than 220 individuals now remain in eight populations in the Koolau Mts.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A small tree which, in the past, has been collected from lowland dry forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The Molokai populations have been replaced by fields of pineapples. Present populations are threatened mainly by the destructive activities of feral pigs and by invasions of introduced plants.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is listed under the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Eugenia koolauensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 November 2014.
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