Labordia cyrtandrae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Labordia cyrtandrae
Species Authority: (Baill.) H.St.John

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V.
Reviewer(s): Maunder, M. (Plant Conservation Committee) & Pollock, C.M. (Red List Programme Office)
Labordia cyrtandrae is endemic to the Waianae Mountains and Koolau Mountains of Oahu, Hawaii. Currently there are from four subpopulations known, totaling 11 individuals. The species and its habitats are threatened by feral pigs and various alien plant species

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Labordia cyrtandrae is endemic to hawaii. It occurs only on the island of Oahu.
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub growing to 0.7-1.5 m tall. Flowers are greenish yellow or pale yellow. Occurs in moist to wet forests on gulch slopes and gulch bottoms, at altitudes between 730 - 780 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats include habitat degradation by feral pigs, predation by rats and competition from alien plant species (Christmas berry, Koster's curse, prickly Florida blackberry, and strawberry guava). Fire, naturally-occurring events and human impacts are also possible threats to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The Lyon Arboretum's efforts at propagating this species have been unsuccessful (G. Koob, pers. comm. 1997). Listed as endangered species by state and federal authorities.

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Labordia cyrtandrae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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