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Euphorbia robivelonae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia robivelonae
Species Authority: Rauh

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B2ab(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:
The species grows only in the Analalava forest. The area of occupancy (from GIS analysis) is below 1 km². The species is very likely to disappear should there be any stochastic event, including human induced fires.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known only from the Analava forest, Iharana-Sambava area, north-east Madagascar.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Riparian, on stream shores.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation, fire, habitat clearing, collection for horticultural purposes.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed under CITES Appendix II.
Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia robivelonae. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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