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Melicope pallida

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES RUTACEAE

Scientific Name: Melicope pallida
Species Authority: (Hbd.) T.G. Hartley & B.C. Stone

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Originally known from localities on Oahu and Kauai.
Countries:
Native:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: The species has been reduced to six subpopulations confined to the latter island. About 156 individuals have been counted.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat continues to be damaged by grazing feral animals and invasive plants.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is listed in the annex of the US Endangered Species Act.
Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Melicope pallida. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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