Ochrosia kilaueaensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Apocynaceae

Scientific Name: Ochrosia kilaueaensis H.St.John
Taxonomic Source(s): Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. and Lorence, D.H. 2005 onwards. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c, C2b, 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:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Originally collected only from Puuwaawaa and Kipuka Puaulu on Hawaii.
Countries occurrence:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population:The species has not been recorded since the 1940s. It is possible that a subpopulation remains in the former site but recent surveys in the latter failed to uncover any remnant of a subpopulation.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Montane rainforest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The montane rainforest habitat has been degraded by introduced plants, goats and fire.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is listed under the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Ochrosia kilaueaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33562A9786858. . Downloaded on 16 July 2018.
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