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Bobea sandwicensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RUBIALES RUBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Bobea sandwicensis
Species Authority: (A. Gray) Hillebr.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V.
Reviewer(s): Maunder, M. (Plant Conservation Committee) & Pollock, C.M. (Red List Programme Office)
Justification:
Bobea sandwicensis is endemic to the islands of Oahu, Molokai, Lana'i and Maui, Hawaii. Total range area is less than 20,000 km². Habitat and area of occupancy are declining due to the effects of feral pigs, invasive plant species and fire.
History:
1998 Vulnerable (Oldfield et al. 1998)
1998 Vulnerable
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Bobea sandwicensis is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. It occurs on Oahu, Molokai, Lana'i and Maui. The genus Bobea consists of four species endemic to the Hawaiian Islands.
Countries:
Native:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs in dry to moist forest and on open, sparsely vegetated lava flows up to 1,220 m altitude.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats include pigs, fire and invasive plant species.

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Bobea sandwicensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 October 2014.
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