Scalesia divisa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Asteraceae

Scientific Name: Scalesia divisa Andersson

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2bcde ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-09-01
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Assessor(s): Tye, A. & Loving, J.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Restricted to the north-eastern half of San Cristóbal Island, the species, most typically occurring as a bush, has become scarce in areas where it was previously recorded as abundant.
Countries occurrence:
Ecuador (Galápagos)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Introduced goats, the main cause of these population declines, continue to cause extensive damage to remaining stands.

Citation: Tye, A. & Loving, J. 1998. Scalesia divisa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38796A10146305. . Downloaded on 19 June 2018.
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