Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Solanales Solanaceae

Scientific Name: Solanum ovum-fringillae
Species Authority: (Dunal) Bohs

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bohs, L.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Collections originate from coastal restinga vegetation in Pernambuco and caatinga of Bahia. This is the only species in this section of the genus to be found in caatinga.
Countries occurrence:
Brazil (Pernambuco)
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Population [top]

Population: A small shrub or herb which may be extinct in the wild. The last collection in the wild was gathered in 1933.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Coastal restinga vegetation and caatinga.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Bohs, L. 1998. Solanum ovum-fringillae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35474A9934576. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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