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Euphorbia tanaensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia tanaensis
Species Authority: Bally

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): CAMP Workshop, Kenya (November 1996)
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Confined to Witu Forest Reserve. The present population estimate includes 20 mature individuals.
Countries:
Native:
Kenya
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A medium-sized tree of semi-deciduous swamp forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]


Conservation Actions: Although the area is legally protected, civil insecurity has led to a lack of research and enforcement of protective measures. The species is included on
Citation: CAMP Workshop, Kenya (November 1996) 1998. Euphorbia tanaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.
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