Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Euphorbia denisii
Species Authority: Oudejans
Taxonomic Notes: This species is often confused with an undescribed unrelated Euphorbia with similar gross features. Synonymous with E. obcordata.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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)
This species has a large extent of occurrence (79,276.8 km²) and a large area of occupancy (42,152 km²). Recorded from 37 localities and comprises four to ten subpopulations. There are some threats, but these do not yet trigger a threatened status.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: South-west Madagascar: all the reserves. E. denisii is common throughout its range.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: South-west dry bush and forests of Madagascar.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some localities fall within reserves and protected forests.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia denisii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44334A10893022. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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