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Euphorbia duranii var. ankaratrae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia duranii var. ankaratrae
Species Authority: Ursch & Leandri
Parent Species:

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 variety is known only from the Ankaratra area, near Antananarivo, which is a highly degraded part of the island. This variety is rated VU D2 as no other information concerning its extent of occurrence or area of occupancy are available.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Madagascar: Ankaratra mountains, where it is thought to be rare.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs on rocky areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some localities fall within reserves and protected forests (Ankaratra). Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia duranii var. ankaratrae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 November 2014.
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