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Euphorbia horombensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia horombensis
Species Authority: Ursch & Leandri

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(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 extent of occurrence of (2,947.07 km²) and a small area of occupancy (371.954 km²). Recorded from five localities and comprises one to four subpopulations.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Madagascar, located in the areas of Horombe,Ihosy and Isalo. E. horombensis is locally common throughout its range, when suitable rocks are available.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found on rock outcrops.
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 (Isalo). Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia horombensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.
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