Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Malvaceae

Scientific Name: Hibiscadelphus crucibracteatus
Species Authority: Hobdy

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct 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: A single tree was discovered on Puhielelu Ridge in 1981. The genus is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and is known from either Extinct or Critically Endangered species.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: The only known tree has died since its discovery. Seeds were collected but none have germinated.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Dry slope.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Hibiscadelphus crucibracteatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33556A9793280. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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