Pteralyxia kauaiensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Apocynaceae

Scientific Name: Pteralyxia kauaiensis Caum
Common Name(s):
English Kauai Pteralyxia

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
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Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population:It is known from nine subpopulations, consisting of between 500 and 1,000 individuals in total.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species grows on slopes and ridges in various lowland moist forest types.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat continues to be degraded by feral goats, pigs and invasive plants.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is listed under the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Pteralyxia kauaiensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30952A9595215. . Downloaded on 22 November 2017.
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