Clermontia pyrularia 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Campanulales Campanulaceae

Scientific Name: Clermontia pyrularia Hillebr.
Common Name(s):
English Pear Clermontia

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V.
Reviewer(s): Maunder, M. (Plant Conservation Committee) & Pollock, C.M. (Red List Programme Office)
Clermontia pyrularia is endemic to the Island of Hawaii. It is known from one population, totaling 15 individuals. Threats include pigs, weeds, invertebrates, rats and humans.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Clermontia pyrularia is a small tree restricted to the Island of Hawaii. It is found on the northeast slope of Mauna Kea.
Countries occurrence:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Stable
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Mesic forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Invasive plants and the damage caused by feral pigs are thought to have contributed significantly to the species decline. Other threats include invertebrates, rats and humans

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Two populations have been planted in enclosures at Hakalau National Wildlife Refuge. It is classified as endangered by the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Clermontia pyrularia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T30914A9588537. . Downloaded on 22 June 2018.
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