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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Florens, D. (TPTNC)
Reviewer(s): Bachraz, V. & Florens, D. (Indian Ocean Island Plant Red List Authority)
The plant is not regenerating in the wild. Population less than 50
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Critically Endangered (CR)

Geographic Range [top]

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

Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:

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 2000: e.T38581A10126601. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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