Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Melastomataceae

Scientific Name: Tetrazygia elegans
Species Authority: Urban

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurring in Sierra Maestra and other high mountain ranges in Santiado and Guantánamo provinces.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: There has been a reduction in the number of populations and individuals.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This shrub or small tree is confined to cloud forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Tetrazygia elegans. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T31673A9644848. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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