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Euphorbia perrieri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia perrieri
Species Authority: Drake
Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(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:
Taking the combined ranges (extents of occurrence) for the two Endangered subspecies, the species only meets the thresholds for Vulnerable. The species is known from less than ten locations and there is continuing decline.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Northern Madagascar: Sambirano region, Manongarivo massif; and Tsingy of Namoroka, Ankarafantsika.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Located in dry forests and woods on sandstone ("gres liasiques").
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some localities fall within reserves and protected forests. Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia perrieri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 September 2014.
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