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Euphorbia guillauminiana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia guillauminiana
Species Authority: Boiteau

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B2ab(iii) 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 species has a small area of occupancy (96.1 km²) and grows outside any protected area within north-west Madagascar. It is therefore threatened by habitat degradation and human activity, as well as by illegal collection for the horticultural trade.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Madagascar. Found in the Ananalalava district (Ambarijeby, Boriziny): Port-Bergé area. The habitat of E. guillauminiana is likely to be highly fragmented.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: On rocks.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia guillauminiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 November 2014.
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