Hesperomannia arborescens 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Compositae

Scientific Name: Hesperomannia arborescens A.Gray
Common Name(s):
English Lanai Hesperomannia
Taxonomic Source(s): Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. and Lorence, D.H. 2005 onwards. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Koolau Mts., on Oahu, in Olokui Reserve on Molokai and in West Maui Reserve on Maui.
Countries occurrence:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population:In total fewer than 100 individuals exist in 14 populations.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A small shrubby tree, occurring in scattered tiny populations on forested slopes and ridges.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Goats threaten the Molokai population and in other areas feral pigs and invasive plants pose immediate problems.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is listed under the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Hesperomannia arborescens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34002A9826270. . Downloaded on 22 November 2017.
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