Glochidion pitcairnense 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Glochidion pitcairnense
Species Authority: (F. Brown) H. St. John

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Waldren, S. & Kingston, N.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Not Threatened (nt)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A small tree known only from Henderson and Pitcairn Islands.
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Population [top]

Population: On Henderson the species is relatively common, numbering about 20,000 individuals. The population is smaller, with fewer than 500 individuals, on Pitcairn.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Beach forest and scrub.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Cutting and the spread of the invasive Syzygium jambos. No regeneration has been observed.

Citation: Waldren, S. & Kingston, N. 1998. Glochidion pitcairnense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32345A9699838. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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