Euphorbia didiereoides 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Euphorbia didiereoides
Species Authority: Leandri

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)
This species is known from the Zazafotsy/Zomandao area of Madagascar. It has a small extent of occurrence of (495.655 km²) and a small area of occupancy (128.825 km²). Recorded from six localities and comprises three subpopulations.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Madagascar: Zazafotsy/Zomandao area. This species is common within its range, where the ecological requirements are met.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found exclusively on rock outcrops scattered in grassland, in the high plateau area.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia didiereoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44335A10893121. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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