Cyanea asplenifolia 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Campanulaceae

Scientific Name: Cyanea asplenifolia (H.Mann) Hillebr.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C1 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)
Cyanea asplenifolia is endemic to the island of Maui, Hawaii. It is known from two subpopulations, totaling 110 individuals. It is threatened by invasive alien plants and introduced pigs, goats, deer and cattle.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Cyanea asplenifolia is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. It occurs on Maui.
Countries occurrence:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A shrub, 1.3-2 m tall, occurring in moist to wet forests on gulch slopes.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats include pigs, goats, deer, cattle and invasive plant species. Rats and invertebrates are other possible threats to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service as a candidate species.

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Cyanea asplenifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T44105A10856226. . Downloaded on 15 August 2018.
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