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Euphorbia cremersii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia cremersii
Species Authority: Rauh & Razaf.
Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:

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 is known only from four locations, and is currently threatened or potentially threatened by habitat loss. There is also the actual or potential collection for the horticultural trade.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Western Madagascar: Mahajanga/Maevatanana area, and possibly from Bemarivo.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Among grasses, in open forests.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed under CITES Appendix I. Reportedly present in Namoroka reserve (Rauh 1995).

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia cremersii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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