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Euphorbia paulianii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia paulianii
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)
Justification:
The species has been little collected due to the tremendous difficulties accessing the Tsingy of Bemaraha. It needs more sampling to assess the exact extent of occurrence and area of occupancy. For now, the two collections give an area of occupancy of less than 20 km², qualifying the species for VU D2.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Western Madagascar: Tsingy of Bemaraha.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Located on tsingy limestone.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Only known from the Tsingy of Bemaraha reserve. Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia paulianii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 October 2014.
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