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Clermontia drepanomorpha

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA CAMPANULALES CAMPANULACEAE

Scientific Name: Clermontia drepanomorpha
Species Authority: Rock
Common Name(s):
English Kohala Clermontia

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a(i) 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) & Dickinson, T. (Red List Programme Office)
Justification:
Restricted to the Kohala Mountains on the island of Hawaii. The total population of C. drepanomorpha is less than 250 mature individuals. Several subpopulations have been recorded with no subpopulation consisting of more than 50 mature individuals. Threats to this species include feral pigs, alien plants and human disturbance.
History:
1998 Endangered (Oldfield et al. 1998)
1998 Endangered
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Restricted to the Kohala Mountains on the island of Hawaii.
Countries:
Native:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: The total population of C. drepanomorpha is less than 250 mature individuals. Several subpopulations have been recorded with no subpopulation consisting of more than 50 mature individuals.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A terrestrial or epiphytic tree of wet forests.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats come from human disturbance, invasive plants, feral pigs, deer and rats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is classified as endangered by the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Clermontia drepanomorpha. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 September 2014.
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