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Hernandia stokesii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA LAURALES HERNANDIACEAE

Scientific Name: Hernandia stokesii
Species Authority: (F.Brown) Kubitzki

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Waldren, S.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: In the Pitcairn Group the species occurs only on Henderson Island, within a restricted range in the north-west. The subpopulation on Rapa is poorly known
Countries:
Native:
French Polynesia (Tubuai Is.); Pitcairn
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Population [top]

Population: There are estimated to be 500 individuals on Henderson Island. The subpopulation on Rapa is not known.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is commonly found rooted in deep crevices.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It has been postulated that the Polynesian pigeon, now extinct on the island, alone was responsible for dispersing the seed.
Citation: Waldren, S. 1998. Hernandia stokesii. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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