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Chevreulia lycopodioides

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Chevreulia lycopodioides
Species Authority: (d'Urv.) DC.
Common Name/s:
English Clubmoss Cudweed
Synonym/s:
Gnaphalium lycopodioides d'Urv.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2012-04-16
Assessor/s: Upson, R., McAdam, J.H., Broughton, D.A. & Clubbe, C.P.
Reviewer/s: Hilton-Taylor, C. & Bilz, M.
Contributor/s: Lewis, R.
Justification:
Widespread across the Falkland Islands and common wherever suitable habitat exists and is tolerant of some disturbance, hence is listed as Least Concern.
History:
2003 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to the Falkland Islands. Chevreulia lycopodioides is widespread and common wherever suitable habitat exists. It is frequent across the islands, recorded from 104 ten km UTM grid squares.
Countries:
Native:
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
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Population [top]

Population: Widespread and frequent across the islands
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Predominantly found within dwarf shrub heath, semi-improved grassland and acid grassland but also recorded within Fachine scrub. C. lycopodioides appears able to cope with a degree of disturbance, with healthy plants having been recorded on off-road vehicle tracks. Found across an altitudinal range of 0-320 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Ex situ Conservation:
The species occurs in protected areas and DNA samples are banked and stored at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.

In situ Conservation:
The species occurs in protected areas.
Citation: Upson, R., McAdam, J.H., Broughton, D.A. & Clubbe, C.P. 2012. Chevreulia lycopodioides. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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