Neraudia ovata


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Neraudia ovata
Species Authority: Gaud.
Common Name(s):
English Big Island Ma'Oloa

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Originally occurring from North Kona to Kau on Hawaii, this species is now known from two subpopulations on privately owned land in Kaloko and a US Army training area at Pohakuloa.
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: The two known subpopulations have only five and six individuals.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Dry forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are persistent threats from browsing and habitat damage by feral goats and sheep, and invasions of introduced plants.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is classified as endangered on the US Federal Register.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Neraudia ovata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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