Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Euphorbia smithii
Species Authority: S. Carter

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ghazanfar, S.A.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to the escarpment mountains from Dhofar in Oman to neighbouring south-east Yemen.
Countries occurrence:
Oman; Yemen
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is a common component of woodlands at lower altitudes.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There has been an influx of people into the area in Oman since 1975 and a subsequent rise in grazing pressure and cutting of wood.

Citation: Ghazanfar, S.A. 1998. Euphorbia smithii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34582A9871953. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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