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Pandanus carmichaelii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA PANDANALES PANDANACEAE

Scientific Name: Pandanus carmichaelii
Species Authority: Vaughan & Wiehe

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2abce, C2b, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tezoo, V. (TPTNC) & Strahm, W.
Reviewer(s): Bachraz, V. & Florens, D. (Indian Ocean Island Plant Red List Authority)
Justification:
Population less than 50, in a very degraded area; no regeneration has been observed.
History:
1998 Critically Endangered (Oldfield et al. 1998)
1998 Critically Endangered
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from a population confined to marshland at Le Petrin.
Countries:
Native:
Mauritius
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Population [top]

Population: Although the plants appear to flower and fruit regularly, no regeneration has been observed. The species has not been successfully brought into cultivation. The population is recorded as being less than 50 individuals occupying a range of less than 100 km²
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Invasive competitors and habitat removal for roads. It is in a very degraded area and no regeneration has been observed

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Ex situ conservation is needed.

Citation: Tezoo, V. (TPTNC) & Strahm, W. 2000. Pandanus carmichaelii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 December 2014.
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