Urera kaalae 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Urticales Urticaceae

Scientific Name: Urera kaalae
Species Authority: Wawra

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Found in the central to southern parts of the Waianae Mountains in Oahu.
Countries occurrence:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: The nine remaining subpopulations occur on privately owned land or federal and state land and comprise approximately 40 individuals.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A fast-growing shrub or tree, typically growing on slopes and gulches in moist lowland forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Damage and habitat degradation caused by feral pigs and introduced plants are the greatest threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Urera kaalae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30970A9596199. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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