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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Originally known from localities on Oahu and Kauai.
Countries occurrence:
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.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33558A9793423. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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