Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Euphorbia adenopoda
Species Authority: Baillon
Taxonomic Notes: The delimitation of this species, as well as its links with Euphorbia tetraptera is still to be studied.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Haevermans, T.
Reviewer(s): Rajeriarison, C., Labat, J.N., Lowry, P. & Randrianjohany, E. (Madagascar Plants RLA)
Has a very large extent of occurrence (270,754–302,844 km²) and large area of occupancy (148,404 km²). Recorded from 17 localities and comprises six to seven subpopulations. There are some threats, but these do not yet trigger a threatened status.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Nosy-Be Island, Madagascar (NW-SE axis), where it is widespread in Madagascan rainforests. The habitat is highly fragmented.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation, fire and clearing.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some localities fall within reserves and protected forests.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia adenopoda. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44276A10870865. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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