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Hibiscadelphus woodii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MALVALES MALVACEAE

Scientific Name: Hibiscadelphus woodii
Species Authority: Lorence & W.L. Wagner

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A small tree found in 1991. It is known only from the site of discovery in Kalalau Valley in Napali Coast State Park on Kauai. The genus is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and is only known from species which are Extinct or Critically Endangered.
Countries:
Native:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: Only four trees have been found.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Growing on cliff walls in montane rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threats to the population come from feral goats and pigs and invasive plants.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is listed on the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Hibiscadelphus woodii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 September 2014.
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