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Ramosmania rodriguesii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RUBIALES RUBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Ramosmania rodriguesii
Species Authority: Tirvengadum
Common Name(s):
French Café Marron

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Café marron is reduced to just one surviving individual.
Countries:
Native:
Mauritius (Rodrigues)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: A fence is erected around it and continuing damage has led to construction of a further three fences. Cuttings have been propagated at Kew Botanic Gardens but attempts at re-introduction had failed until 1996, when cuttings raised in Rodrigues successfully rooted.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Ramosmania rodriguesii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 December 2014.
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