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Melicope zahlbruckneri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES RUTACEAE

Scientific Name: Melicope zahlbruckneri
Species Authority: (Rock) T.G. Hartley & B.C. Stone
Common Name/s:
English Zahlbruckner's Melicope

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2abc 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: To date the species has been found in three locations on Hawaii.
Countries:
Native:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: Only one location, a fenced site at Kipuka Pualu, still harbours an extant population, containing 30 to 35 individuals. Regeneration appears to be taking place.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are threats of leafhopper infestations, invasive plants and rat damage.

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 zahlbruckneri. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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