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Senecio lamarckianus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Senecio lamarckianus
Species Authority: Bullock
Common Name(s):
French Bois De Chèvre

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Page, W. & Florens, D.
Reviewer(s): Bachraz, V. & Florens, D. (Indian Ocean Island Plant Red List Authority)
History:
1998 Critically Endangered (Oldfield et al. 1998)
1998 Critically Endangered
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Localities: Mondrain, Pieter Both, Gubbies, Piton du Fouge.
Countries:
Native:
Mauritius
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Population [top]

Population: Fewer than 12 adult individuals are known, most of them in Piton du Fouge Ridge Forest. There is a chance there are more individuals in more remote areas.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: In-situ conservation at Mondrain already in practice. Propagation is carried out for public, as the plant has medicinal properties

Citation: Page, W. & Florens, D. 2000. Senecio lamarckianus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.
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