Hibiscus erlangeri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Malvaceae

Scientific Name: Hibiscus erlangeri (Gürke) Thulin
Symphyochlamys erlangeri Gürke

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Thulin, M.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A tree from a monotypic genus. It is confined to southern Somalia.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is extensively degraded because of overcutting for charcoal production and overgrazing.

Amended [top]

Amended reason: This assessment was originally published under the generic name Symphyochlamys, but it is now treated under Hibiscus, hence the creation of this amended version.

Citation: Thulin, M. 2017. Hibiscus erlangeri (amended version of 1998 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T35172A116362881. . Downloaded on 26 May 2018.
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