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Dendroseris berteriana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Dendroseris berteriana
Species Authority: Hook. & Arn.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c 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: Endemic to Juan Fernández.
Countries:
Native:
Chile (Juan Fernández Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: Most of the species in the genus are now reduced to a few individuals. More detailed information on the species should become available to confirm this evaluation.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A genus of palm-like pachycaul trees.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Grazing by feral animals and spread of introduced weeds.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The islands are designated as a national park and biosphere reserve and work is being carried out by CONAF to save the native plants.
Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Dendroseris berteriana. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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