Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Ostodes minor
Species Authority: (Thwaites) Muell.arg.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c 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: South-west Sri Lanka.
Countries occurrence:
Sri Lanka
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Population [top]

Population: The species was previously found in the Haycock (Hinidumkanda) Biosphere Reserve. However, it was not found again during the extensive forest surveys conducted between 1991 and 1996 for the National Conservation Review, suggesting that the species is either extremely rare or possibly extinct.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A tree restricted to lowland wet evergreen forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Ostodes minor. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33513A9788821. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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