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Hyophorbe lagenicaulis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ARECALES PALMAE

Scientific Name: Hyophorbe lagenicaulis
Species Authority: (L. Bailey) H.E.Moore
Common Name(s):
English Bottle Palm
French Palmiste Gargoulette

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Page, W.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Round Island. Fewer than 10 mature trees remain in the wild.
Countries:
Native:
Mauritius
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A palm tree with a bottle-shaped bole, confined to lowland palm savannah.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Regeneration is sporadic in situ.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Regeneration is increasing since rabbits and goats were eradicated from the island. The island is a managed reserve.

Citation: Page, W. 1998. Hyophorbe lagenicaulis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 July 2014.
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