|Scientific Name:||Euphorbia olowaluana Sherff|
Chamaesyce olowaluana (Sherff) Croizat & O.Deg.
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. and Lorence, D.H. 2005 onwards. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website. Available at: http://botany.si.edu/pacificislandbiodiversity/hawaiianflora/index.htm.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Near Threatened ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V.|
|Reviewer(s):||Maunder, M. (Plant Conservation Committee) & Pollock, C.M. (Red List Programme Office)|
Chamaesyce olowaluana is endemic to the islands of Hawaii and Maui. The population is declining, however, currently little is known about the number of subpopulations or the range area of the species.
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|Range Description:||This species was once common over a wide altitudinal range on western Maui and Hawaii.|
Native:United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Dry open forests up to 2,800 m.|
|Major Threat(s):||Disturbance caused by grazing, conversion to pastureland and the consequent invasion of introduced grasses increasing the likelihood of serious fires have all contributed to the decline in this habitat.|
|Citation:||Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Euphorbia olowaluana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T33603A9795166.Downloaded on 17 December 2017.|
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