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Takakia ceratophylla

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE BRYOPHYTA TAKAKIOPSIDA TAKAKIALES TAKAKIACEAE

Scientific Name: Takakia ceratophylla
Species Authority: (Mitt.) Grolle

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bryophyte Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Hallingbäck, T., Hodgetts, N., Geissler, P. & Tan, B. (Bryophyte Red List Authority)
Justification:
The known area of occupancy is today less than 2,000 km², with less than ten localities and the habitat of this species seems to be declining. It therefore meets the IUCN criteria for Vulnerable based on the small fragmented area, the decline of habitat quality, and the declining number of locations.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Found in Nepal, Sikkim, Xizang, Yunnan and Aleutian Islands (the largest subpopulation).
Countries:
Native:
China (Tibet [or Xizang], Yunnan); India (Sikkim); Nepal; United States (Aleutian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: On shaded, damp cliffs and very wet ground with late snow cover.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Human activities.

Citation: Bryophyte Specialist Group 2000. Takakia ceratophylla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2014.
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