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Melicope haupuensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES RUTACEAE

Scientific Name: Melicope haupuensis
Species Authority: (St. John) T.G. Hartley & B.C. Stone

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c, C2b 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: Originally known only from the type locality on the north side of Haupu, on Kauai, the species has now been found in Waimea Canyon.
Countries:
Native:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: The first subpopulation no longer exists and at the second site there are two trees 1.6 km apart.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is frequently degraded by feral goats and the invasion of alien plants.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is listed in the annex of the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Melicope haupuensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 August 2014.
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