Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Palmae

Scientific Name: Pelagodoxa henryana
Species Authority: Becc.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2d ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Johnson, D.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1978 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A monotypic palm genus restricted to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas.
Countries occurrence:
French Polynesia (Marquesas)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It grows in rainforest at 40 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threats are grazing by feral pigs and land clearance for agriculture and human habitation.

Citation: Johnson, D. 1998. Pelagodoxa henryana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38627A10140239. . Downloaded on 06 October 2015.
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