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Bryopteris gaudichaudii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE MARCHANTIOPHYTA JUNGERMANNIOPSIDA PORELLALES LEJEUNEACEAE

Scientific Name: Bryopteris gaudichaudii
Species Authority: Gottsche

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bryophyte Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Hallingbäck, T., Hodgetts, N., Geissler, P. & Tan, B. (Bryophyte Red List Authority)
Justification:
The area of occupancy is less than 10km² with very fragmented distribution and the habitat is declining. It therefore meets the IUCN criteria for Critically Endangered based on the small area, the single locality and the decline in habitat quality and extent.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Found only once since 1900 (1996) on Réunion island. The only locations previous to that are in Northern Madagascar.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar; Réunion
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Epiphyte in rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Bryophyte Specialist Group 2000. Bryopteris gaudichaudii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 December 2014.
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