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Kokia drynarioides

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MALVALES MALVACEAE

Scientific Name: Kokia drynarioides
Species Authority: (Seem.) Lewt.
Common Name(s):
English Hawaiian Tree Cotton

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A species from a small genus endemic to the Hawaiian Islands.
Countries:
Native:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: Reduced to a few individuals at Puuwaawaa and Huehue on Hawaii.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species persists in cultivation. The species is listed in the annex of the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Kokia drynarioides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 July 2014.
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