Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Compositae

Scientific Name: Dendroseris neriifolia
Species Authority: (Dcne.) H. & A.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Juan Fernández.
Countries occurrence:
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.
Additional data:

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 neriifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34171A9847347. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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