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Vernonia unicata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Vernonia unicata
Species Authority: C.Jeffrey
Taxonomic Notes: The paucity of material available prevents the taxonomy from being consolidated.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Miller, A.
Reviewer(s): Abuzinada, A.H. & AL-Eisawi, D.M.H. (Arabian Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A rare species, with a very limited area of occupancy.
History:
1998 Data Deficient (Oldfield et al. 1998)
1998 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Soqotra.

A species which has been collected only once. The paucity of material available prevents the taxonomy from being consolidated.
Countries:
Native:
Yemen (Socotra)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Rare in semi-deciduous woodland on granite in the Haggeher mountains. Altitude of 450–1,400 m.

Much rarer than Vernonia cockburniana Balf.f. Far less ecologically tolerant and restricted to the eastern Haggeher where it is found as isolated inviduals.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Vernonia unicata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.
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