Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Acanthaceae

Scientific Name: Blepharis dhofarensis
Species Authority: A.G.Mill.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ghazanfar, S.A.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A species restricted to Dhofar, Oman, extending into Hauf and Ras Fartak in southern Yemen.
Countries occurrence:
Oman; Yemen
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Escarpment woodland.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): In Oman, there has been a sharp population rise in the area and a subsequent increase in grazing pressure and the cutting of wood for domestic use.

Citation: Ghazanfar, S.A. 1998. Blepharis dhofarensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34530A9874037. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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