Euphorbia cap-saintemariensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malpighiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Euphorbia cap-saintemariensis 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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Haevermans, T.
Reviewer(s): Rajeriarison, C., Labat, J.N., Lowry, P. & Randrianjohany, E. (Madagascar Plants RLA)
Known only from the Cap-Sainte-Marie. This species has an extremely small extent of occurrence (0.877806 km²) and a very small area of occupancy (0.103039 km²). Recorded from three localities and comprises three subpopulations.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Cap-Sainte-Marie, south-west Madagascar. There are numerous mature individuals in Cap-Sainte-Marie reserve.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:South-west bush of Madagascar, in rock cracks on the top of Cap-Sainte-Marie cliff.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation, wildfires, natural disaster, collection for horticulture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The only known locality is within the boundaries of the reserve. Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia cap-saintemariensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44315A10889657. . Downloaded on 22 September 2018.
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