Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Solanales Solanaceae

Scientific Name: Solanum paralum
Species Authority: Bohs

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: All collections are from isolated localities on the south-east coast.
Countries occurrence:
Brazil (Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo)
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Population [top]

Population: It is known from four collections, none more recent than 1971.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An unusual species which is morphologically specialised to survive in restinga vegetation along seashores.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The loss of this habitat continues to be dramatic.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Solanum paralum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35471A9934399. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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