Nowellia wrightii 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Marchantiophyta Jungermanniopsida Jungermanniales Cephaloziaceae

Scientific Name: Nowellia wrightii
Species Authority: Grolle

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bryophyte Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Hallingbäck, T., Hodgetts, N., Geissler, P. & Tan, B. (Bryophyte Red List Authority)
The area of occupancy is less than 2,000km² in less than ten localities and the habitat is declining. It therefore meets the IUCN criteria for Vulnerable based on the small area and the decline in habitat quality and extent.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Four localities in the Orient province in east Cuba.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: On bark and rotten logs in undisturbed lower montane rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Although the threats to this species are not well understood, it is clearly extremely rare, and grows in a generally threatened area and habitat.

Citation: Bryophyte Specialist Group. 2000. Nowellia wrightii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T39220A10177181. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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