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Scalesia retroflexa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Scalesia retroflexa
Species Authority: Hemsley

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 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: Six small subpopulations occur within 6 ha on the south-east coast of Santa Cruz Island. About 4,600 plants, including 1,400 adults, are thought to exist.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador (Galápagos)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Open forest and scrub.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Although there is evidence of damage by introduced goats, there is no firm indication that the population is declining as a result.

Citation: Tye, A. & Loving, J. 1998. Scalesia retroflexa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 August 2014.
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