Euphorbia fianarantsoae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Euphorbia fianarantsoae
Species Authority: Ursch & Leandri

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)
The taxonomic status of this species is problematic. It is likely to have a small extent of occurrence and area of occupancy, which has yet to be ascertained. It grows on rocky outcrops on the High-Plateau near Fianarantsoa and as such, is endangered by human activities. It is rated VU D2.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Madagascar. Zazafotsy, Fianarantsoa area.
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: On rocky outcrops and inselbergs.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia fianarantsoae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 02 April 2015.
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