Euphorbia cylindrifolia 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malpighiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Euphorbia cylindrifolia Marn.-Lap. & Rauh
Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:

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)
The two subspecies combined have a very small extent of occurrence and area of occupancy. The typical subspecies has the larger range with the an extent of occurrence of 138.572 km² and an area of occupancy of 75.113 km². Together, the subspecies are known from less than five locations and there is continuing decline due to habitat loss and removal by collectors for the horticultural trade.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:South-west Madagascar: Fort-Dauphin area. This species is common in some areas.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:South-western dry forests and bush.

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed under CITES Appendix I.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia cylindrifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44323A10891416. . Downloaded on 24 September 2018.
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