Bonamia menziesii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Solanales Convolvulaceae

Scientific Name: Bonamia menziesii A.Gray

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C2a(i) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
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Assessor(s): Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V.
Reviewer(s): Maunder, M. (Plant Conservation Committee) & Pollock, C.M. (Red List Programme Office)
Bonamia menziesii is endemic to the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Lana'i, Oahu and Kaua'i. Historically it also occurred on Molokai. The total number of plants probably does not exceed several hundred individuals, with fewer than 250 mature individuals in the population. The dry habitats where this species occurs have been destroyed or altered by agriculture, development, alien plants and animals, and fire.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Bonamia menziesii is endemic to Hawaii. It occurs on the six largest islands in the state.
Countries occurrence:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A twining liana covered with yellowish brown hairs. Occurs in dry to mesic forest, rarely in wet forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats include pigs, goats, deer, cattle, invasive plant species and fire.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Federally and state listed as endangered.

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Bonamia menziesii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T44129A10862572. . Downloaded on 24 June 2018.
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