|Scientific Name:||Euphorbia hedyotoides|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Rajeriarison, C., Labat, J.N., Lowry, P. & Randrianjohany, E. (Madagascar Plants RLA)|
This species has a small extent of occurrence of (2,594.14 km²) and a small area of occupancy (1,100.28 km²). Recorded from 15 localities and comprises four to five subpopulations.
The small extent of occurrence and the threats affecting E. hedyotoides (including habitat degradation), qualifies this species as Endangered.
|Range Description:||Endemic to south-west Madagascar. Found within the Ambovombe/Amboasary area, where it is common throughout its range.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||South-west bush of Madagascar.|
|Major Threat(s):||Habitat degradation, fire, habitat clearing for charcoal, collection of mature specimens for the horticultural trade.|
|Conservation Actions:||Some localities fall within reserves and protected forests. Listed under CITES Appendix II.|
|Citation:||Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia hedyotoides. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 10 March 2014.|
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