Brighamia insignis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Campanulales Campanulaceae

Scientific Name: Brighamia insignis
Species Authority: A.Gray
Common Name(s):
English Cabbage On A Stick, 'olulu

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) & Dickinson, T. (Red List Programme Office)
found only on island of Kauai and historically also on island of Niihau. The total population consists of only seven mature individuals.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Found only on island of Kauai and historically also on island of Niihau. Two subpopulations have been recorded, with a total of seven mature individuals.
Countries occurrence:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A succulent unbranched shrub of sea cliffs and coastal bluffs.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Major threats to surviving individuals include goats, introduced plants, landslides, fire, human impacts, invertebrates and loss of pollinators. Widely distributed in botanical gardens throughout the world.

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Brighamia insignis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T44080A10849319. . Downloaded on 27 May 2016.
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