Cyrtandra giffardii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Gesneriaceae

Scientific Name: Cyrtandra giffardii Rock
Common Name(s):
English Giffard's Cyrtandra

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Known only from the north-eastern slopes of Mauna Kea south to the eastern slopes of Mauna Loa.
Countries occurrence:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population:A small shrubby tree which is now known from 11 subpopulations. Estimates of the total population size lie in the region of 1,000 individuals.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Montane rainforest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species has disappeared from previously known sites and habitat damage caused by feral pigs, along with the invasion of introduced plants, continues to threaten remaining populations.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Several subpopulations occur in Volcanoes National Park. The species is listed by the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Cyrtandra giffardii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30922A9591437. . Downloaded on 22 November 2017.
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