Cyanea copelandii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Cyanea copelandii
Species Authority: Rock
Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:

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) & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Red List Programme Office)
This species has two subspecies:

Cyanea copelandii ssp. copelandii was last collected in 1957 by an unknown collector and is considered to be Extinct.

Cyanea copelandii ssp. haleakalaensi has a population size of less than 250 mature individuals, and the population is declining by at least 25% over one generation primarily due to the impacts of alien invasive species (plants and feral animals).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: See subspecies accounts for further details.
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Cyanea copelandii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 01 April 2015.
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