Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Euphorbia ankarensis
Species Authority: Boiteau

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) 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 small extent of occurrence of (299.652 km²) and a small area of occupancy (97.730 km²). Recorded from 3 localities and comprises of one to three subpopulations. The population of E. ankarensis is highly fragmented.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Located in Ankarana and Analamerana.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Tsingy (limestone outcrops).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation, fire, collection for horticultural trade.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Occurs in the two reserves of Ankarana and Analamerana. Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia ankarensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44286A10872590. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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