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Euphorbia iharanae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia iharanae
Species Authority: Rauh

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically 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 poorly known species grows in the Iharana district, not far from the locality of E. capmanombatoensis. Its area of occupancy and extent of occurrence are very limited and the species is threatened by human activities and it is collected for the horticultural market.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Madagascar, Near Cap-Manambato (Iharana district).
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: E. iharanae is a coastal cliff dweller.
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 iharanae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 December 2014.
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