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Euphorbia bemarahaensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia bemarahaensis
Species Authority: Rauh & Mangelsdorff

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Haevermans, T.
Reviewer(s): Rajeriarison, C., Labat, J.N., Lowry, P. & Randrianjohany, E. (Madagascar Plants RLA)
Justification:
This species qualifies for VU D2, as it occurs only in the Tsingy of Bemaraha and is known from one locality. Its exact range is unknown but it is likely that this species is a microendemic with a very restricted range. Its habitat, even if in a Réserve, is threatened by fire (mostly of human origin).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Only known to occur in the Tsingy de Bemaraha National Reserve, Mahajunga Province, Madagascar.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: On Karst limestone (Tsingy of Bemaraha).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Fires.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Occurs in the National reserve of Bemaraha.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia bemarahaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.
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