Calamagrostis hillebrandii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Cyperales Gramineae

Scientific Name: Calamagrostis hillebrandii (G.Munro ex Hillebr.) Hitchc.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a(i) 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)
Calamagrostis hillebrandii is endemic to the island of Maui, Hawaii. It was also recorded from Molokai in 1922, but that report remains unconfirmed. It is known from two subpopulations, totaling around 500 individuals. The species is threatened by feral pigs and invasive alien plants.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Calamagrostis hillebrandii is endemc 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:Open montane bogs in the cloud zone.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species is threatened by feral pigs and invasive alien plants.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service as a candidate species.

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Calamagrostis hillebrandii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T44138A10863250. . Downloaded on 22 November 2017.
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