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Blepharispermum hirtum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Blepharispermum hirtum
Species Authority: Oliv.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ghazanfar, S.A.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Dhofar, Oman, and neighbouring south-east Yemen.
Countries:
Native:
Oman; Yemen
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A small tree, sometimes dominant, in areas of escarpment woodland.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): In some areas, particularly in Oman, where there has been dramatic population increase, the tree is vulnerable to overcutting for domestic use.

Citation: Ghazanfar, S.A. 1998. Blepharispermum hirtum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.
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