Clermontia oblongifolia ssp. mauiensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Campanulaceae

Scientific Name: Clermontia oblongifolia Gaud. ssp. mauiensis (Rock) Lammers
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Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V.
Reviewer(s): Maunder, M. (Plant Conservation Committee) & Pollock, C.M. (Red List Programme Office)
Clermontia oblongifolia ssp. mauiensis is endemic to Maui, Hawaii. Historically, it occurred on the island of Lanai. Only a single plant has been observed within the last 15 years. Threats include feral pigs and alien weeds.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This subspecies is restricted to one locality on West Maui, populations on Lanai and East Maui having become extinct in 1913 and 1927 respectively.
Countries occurrence:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population:On West Maui the taxon was first collected in the 1980s and is presently known from a single individual within a protected area. There still exist areas of rainforest on East Maui where a population may yet be discovered.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Montane wet forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats include pigs and invasive plant species. Rats and invertebrates are also a possible threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The single individual known is within a protected area. Attempts at propagation have so far failed. The taxon is listed by the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Clermontia oblongifolia ssp. mauiensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T33576A9794426. . Downloaded on 16 July 2018.
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