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Acalypha hontauyuensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Acalypha hontauyuensis
Species Authority: Keng

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Pan, F.J.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: An ornamental shrub confined to Lanyu Island.
Countries:
Native:
Taiwan, Province of China
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Population [top]

Population: Locally abundant.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Areas of dry scrub.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None of the populations are protected and, in places, they are susceptible to increasing settlement and cultivation of the land.

Citation: Pan, F.J. 1998. Acalypha hontauyuensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 October 2014.
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