|Scientific Name:||Barleria popovii|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B2ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Abuzinada, A.H. & AL-Eisawi, D.M.H. (Arabian Plants Red List Authority)|
With the increasing demand for timber on the island there is pressure on all tree species. Therefore, this tree, which has an area of occupancy of less than 20 km² and is known with certainty from only two small subpopulations, must be considered Endangered.
|Range Description:||Endemic to the Haggier Mts., Soqotra, the species occurs very rarely. The populations are stable. Atlitude of 600–750 m.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||A rare small tree or shrub known from a handful of sites in sheltered submontane woodland. Also recorded by Popov (in 1957) in a limestone gorge, known as the RAF Pass; this locality has not been traced. An attractive tree with large white flowers. It is night-flowering.|
|Citation:||Miller, A. 2004. Barleria popovii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 06 July 2015.|