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Euphorbia epiphylloides

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia epiphylloides
Species Authority: Kurz.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: An unarmed succulent tree which was recorded, up to 1977, as locally common in several localities. Recent surveys have been less successful in locating the species. In total no more than 250 plants exist around Saddle Peak on North Andaman, representing a serious decline from original population numbers.
Countries:
Native:
India (Andaman Is.)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known reasons for the decline as the area is relatively isolated and unthreatened.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Euphorbia epiphylloides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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