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Begonia salaziensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA CUCURBITALES BEGONIACEAE

Scientific Name: Begonia salaziensis
Species Authority: Warb.
Common Name(s):
French Begonia Sauvage, Oseille De Bois, Oseille Maronne, Oseille Sauvage

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Rutty, R. (TPTNC)
Reviewer(s): Bachraz, V. & Florens, D. (Indian Ocean Island Plant Red List Authority)
Justification:
The total population is recorded as being less than 50 individuals.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Formally found at Trou Kanaka, this species is now no longer seen in the area. One individual is found at Bel Ombre.
Countries:
Native:
Mauritius
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species is recorded from montane tropical rain forest amongst waterfalls, on humus. It is rarely epiphytic.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Ex situ conservation of the species is in progress at the National Park Conservation Service and the Forestry Service.

Citation: Rutty, R. (TPTNC) 2000. Begonia salaziensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 September 2014.
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