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Scalesia divisa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Scalesia divisa
Species Authority: Andersson

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2bcde ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-09-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
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:
Native:
Ecuador (Galápagos)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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