Euphorbia santapauii 

Scope: Global
Language: English

Translate page into:

Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malpighiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Euphorbia santapauii Henry

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A succulent species localised to the sward-covered summit of Mt. Agasthya on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border.
Countries occurrence:
India (Tamil Nadu)
Additional data:
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Individuals survive in sheltered and moist places.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Most localities have apparently been destroyed, frequently because of accidental and intentional fires. Trees are also cut and dried to be used as firewood by pilgrims trekking up to the temple on the summit of Mt. Agasthya.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is subject to CITES Appendix II controls.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Euphorbia santapauii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T37612A10066103. . Downloaded on 23 April 2018.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided