Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Solanales Solanaceae

Scientific Name: Solanum sycocarpum
Species Authority: Mart.& Sendtn.

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 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It ranges over about 1,000 km of the southern Brazilian coast.
Countries occurrence:
Brazil (Bahia, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An unusual succulent species, which has become specialised and is restricted to restinga vegetation on seashores.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This habitat is seriously threatened and continues to decline.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Solanum sycocarpum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35478A9934820. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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