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Hyophorbe vaughanii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ARECALES PALMAE

Scientific Name: Hyophorbe vaughanii
Species Authority: L.H. Bailey

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Florens, D. (TPTNC)
Reviewer(s): Bachraz, V. & Florens, D. (Indian Ocean Island Plant Red List Authority)
Justification:
The plant is not regenerating in the wild. Population less than 50
History:
1998 Critically Endangered (Oldfield et al. 1998)
1998 Critically Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs at Mauritius-Macchabee, Brise Fer, Mare Longue, Florin. The population size is less than 50 individuals.
Countries:
Native:
Mauritius
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It grows in montane tropical rain forest at 400-550 m altitude.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is already planted in Conservation Management Area where there is a wild subpopulation. Collection of seeds and propagation of the plant should be continued.

Citation: Florens, D. (TPTNC) 2000. Hyophorbe vaughanii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 August 2014.
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