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Euphorbia capmanambatoensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia capmanambatoensis
Species Authority: Rauh

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) 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 is known only from the Cap-manambato, therefore its extent of occurrence and area of occupancy are extremely reduced. The species can also be made highly endangered by any natural disaster that may occur in the area. It is a highly desirable species for the commercial trade and it is prone to illegal collection. It qualifies for CR.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Restricted to Cap-Manambato, north-east Madagascar.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found on rocky cliffs by the sea.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia capmanambatoensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 October 2014.
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